Shin, Woo Seung, Proceedings Int. Congress Glassfibre Reinforced Cement, Paris , edited Vincent Blake, The Glassfibre Reinforced Cement Association, pp– Google Scholar Cited by: 2. Glass fibre-reinforced cement A progress report L. C.F. BLACKMAN The advent of glass-reinforced cement (grc) is a fascinating example of both the very fast development of a new materials technology and of an unusually close collaboration between a Government department as the prime mover (the Building Research Establishment) and industry (Pilkington Borthers) as the Author: L.C.F. Blackman. Glass fibre reinforced cement is introduced as a new composite material, based on a matrix of cement or cement and fine filler reinforced with a relatively small addition of strands of alkali-resistant glass. The glass content is relatively low, being restricted by increasing difficulty of mixing and compacting as the glass content is by: Glass fibre reinforced concrete 2. Technical Specifications Glass Fibres Filament diameter µ Specific gravity Lengthmm Density(t/m 3) Elastic modulus Tensile strength
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