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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: Fiber Reinforcement for Concrete
Author(s): Antoine E. Naaman
Publication: Concrete International
Appears on pages(s): 21-25
Keywords: carbon; evaluation; fiber reinforced concretes; glass fibers; metal fibers; patents; polypropylene fibers; reviews; strength
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.
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