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What is the advantage of adding glass fiber in concrete?

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Fibers are usually used in concrete to control cracking due to plastic shrinkage and to drying shrinkage. They also reduce the permeability of concrete and thus reduce bleeding of water. Some types of fibers produce greater impact-, abrasion-, and shatter-resistance in concrete. Generally fibers do not increase the flexural strength of concrete, and so cannot replace moment-resisting or structural steel reinforcement. Indeed, some fibers actually reduce the strength of concrete.

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    Jennies de leon Dec 07, 2016

    yes it is, depending on the brand...try to canvass the price in any nearest hardware in your town.

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    Oscar Adcock Dec 08, 2016

    ok.. Thank you :-)

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