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Title: Durability of Some Glass Fiber Reinforced Cement Composites
Author(s): J. Bijen
Publication: Journal Proceedings
Appears on pages(s): 305-311
Keywords: alkalies; cements; ductility; durability; glass fibers; impact strength;reinforcing materials; tensile properties.
Abstract:A number of gloss fiber reinforced cement composites currently on market were investigated with regard to the alteration of mechanical properties over time. Among these were several so-called alkali-resistant glass fibers (AR-GFRC) and a system consisting of E-glass fibers with a polymer-modified cement matrix [Forton (P)GFRc]. such as strain at ultimate tensile stress, bending strength, and impact strength were initially higher for the AR-GRFC than for the (P)CFRC. However, the AR-GFRC system showed a consider- able decrease of these properties over time, resulting over the long term in a lower level than for (P)GFRC. Various alkali-resistant glass reinforced cements showed a difference in the level of deterioration.
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