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The International Concrete Abstracts Portal is an ACI led collaboration with leading technical organizations from within the international concrete industry and offers the most comprehensive collection of published concrete abstracts.
Title: The Effect of Synthetic Fibers in Reducing Damage to Concrete
Author(s): A. L. Landau and T E. Webster
Publication: Special Publication
Appears on pages(s): 653-676
Keywords: Abrasion resistance; corrosion resistance; damage: fatigue
(materials); fiber reinforced concretes; impact strength; permeability;
Abstract:Mr. Landau graduated from Harvard Business School and held positions of major responsibility in the textile field in Germany, Belgium, Canada and the United States. With a background in the global fiber industry, specializing in polypropylene since 1971 Landau introduced the U.S. product, Fibermesh, into the world-wide construction market. Since 1983, he has traveled extensively developing a sales and engineering organization supplying polypropylene fibers for use in concrete. Landau has participated as a speaker in many National and several International Conferences, including the July, 1984 Conference in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Rilem Conference in Sheffield, England in July, 1985, XIII Bienniel Conference in Brisbane, Australia, 1987, and the Concrete Society Conference in Hong Kong, July 1987.
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