Home » Articles » Reinforced concrete
Reinforced concrete
Source: beautysecrets.com.ua

Reinforced concrete

Reinforced concrete is concrete in which reinforcement bars («rebars») or fibers have been incorporated to strengthen the material that would otherwise be brittle.

Fiber-reinforcement is mainly used in shotcrete, but can also be used in normal concrete. Fiber-reinforced normal concrete is mostly used for on-ground floors and pavements, but can be considered for a wide range of construction parts (beams, pillars, foundations etc) either alone or with hand-tied rebars.

About Editorial Board of Basalt.Today

Avatar
Basalt Today is an independent digital magazine covering all the issues related to basalt fiber and basalt fiber based composites. We provide our audience with industry-specific news, popular science articles, research papers, interviews with influential people in the industry, information about manufacturing technologies and application solutions.
x

Check Also

Basalt fiber: from volcanic vent to modern composites

Basalt fiber: from volcanic vent to modern composites

Basalt fiber is filling increasingly more application niches owing to its properties while forcing out sometimes less strong glass fiber,sometimes more expensive carbon fiber.