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GLASS FIBER REINFORCED CONCRETE small seminars report
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GLASS FIBER REINFORCED CONCRETE
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GFRC COMPOSITION:

- Portland Cement
- Fine Aggregate
- Water
- Alkali-Resistant (AR) Glass Fiber

GFRC APPLICATIONS:

- Exterior Ornamentation
- Interior Details
- Landscape Furnishings

GFRC ADVANTAGES:

- Light weight (90% less than concrete)
- Limitless opportunities for architectural expression
- Weather Resistance
-Surface can be left uncoated
-Class A Fire Rating
- CHEAP!

GFRC DISADVANTAGES:

- Used as NON-loadbearing only
- Requires separate anchorage system for installation
- Large panels must be reinforced
- Color additives may fade with sunlight
- May have different absorption rate than adjacent historic material
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