Fiber Reinforcement for Concrete

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Title: Fiber Reinforcement for Concrete

Author(s): Antoine E. Naaman

Publication: Concrete International

Volume: 7

Issue: 3

Appears on pages(s): 21-25

Keywords: carbon; evaluation; fiber reinforced concretes; glass fibers; metal fibers; patents; polypropylene fibers; reviews; strength

Date: 3/1/1985

Abstract:
A selective chronological review of the earliest patents on fiber reinforcement for concrete is included in this article. The underlying idea for each patent is explained and the objectives are evaluated. The most desirable fiber characteristics are pointed out and currently available fibers described.