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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: Applications of Polypropylene Fibers in Scandinavia
Author(s): Herbert Krenchel, Surendra shah
Publication: Concrete International
Appears on pages(s): 32-34
Keywords: asbestos cement products; fiber reinforced concretes; plasticizers; polypropylene fibers; precast concrete; silica; tensile properties
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.
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