More stories about Fiber-Reinforced Concrete

  • Catching up on Innovation

  • BASF adds synthetic fibers to its product portfolio

    CLEVELAND, OH, June 19, 2008 - The Admixture Systems business of BASF's Construction Chemicals division today announced that it now offers the MasterFiber line of synthetic fiber reinforcement as a fully integrated component of its product offering.

  • Readers' Choice

  • Selling Fibers on Performance

    A little more than a year ago, ASTM International Committee C09 on Concrete and Concrete Aggregates approved a new standard to help increase the use of fibers in concrete construction. The standard facilitates post-crack performance measurement for fiber-reinforced concrete for slabs-on-grade...

  • Thin is in

    If producers can cast tees thinner, and thereby lighter, without losing any strength, architects can immediately see significant benefits.

  • Fiber Dispersion

  • An Engineer's Dream

    A new ductile, bendable concrete offers producers a futuristic material today.

  • Spec Watch

  • Tiny Fibers in the Mix

  • Lower Strength with Fibers?

    A participant in Aggregate Research IndustriesÆ Industry Forum ( recently posted an interesting question that has challenged our industry since fibers were introduced. The participant started by stating that heÆs noticed a disturbing trend in a recently prepared set...