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Title: Handling and Placing of Fibrous Concretes
Author(s): R.E. Beckett
Publication: Special Publication
Appears on pages(s): 337-350
Keywords: asbestos; carbon; concrete construction; concrete finishing (fresh concrete); concretes; fiber reinforced concretes; fibers; flass fibers; metal fibers; mix proportioning; mixing; placing; poly-proplyene fibers
Abstract:In this paper the methods of handling and placing of fibers in concrete are discussed. Along with the most currently used fibers in cement matrixes. Also, special equipment that is being developed to improve the handling and placing of the fibers in concrete. Other general topics and areas are discussed on (1) background and use of fibers in concrete; (2) types of fibers; (3) asbestos cement fibers; (4) glass fibers; (5) carbon fibers; (6) polypropylene fibers; and (7) steel fibers.
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