Applications of Polypropylene Fibers in Scandinavia

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Title: Applications of Polypropylene Fibers in Scandinavia

Author(s): Herbert Krenchel, Surendra shah

Publication: Concrete International

Volume: 7

Issue: 3

Appears on pages(s): 32-34

Keywords: asbestos cement products; fiber reinforced concretes; plasticizers; polypropylene fibers; precast concrete; silica; tensile properties

Date: 3/1/1985

Abstract:
Considerable research has been carried out in Denmark and elsewhere to substantially improve the reinforcing capabilities of polypropylene fibers. A new type of fiber has been produced by splitting extruded tapes. Current applications of this new development are considered in this article.