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Thursday, December 11, 2008

Definition of Fibre Reinforced Composite

Fiber Reinforced Polymer (FRP) Composite or Fiber Reinforced Composite is defined as a polymer (plastic) matrix, either thermoset or thermoplastic, that is reinforced (combined) with a fiber or other reinforcing material with a sufficient aspect ratio (length to thickness) to provide a discernable reinforcing function in one or more directions.

FRP composites are different from traditional construction materials such as steel or aluminum. FRP composites are anisotropic (properties only apparent in the direction of the applied load) whereas steel or aluminum is isotropic (uniform properties in all directions, independent of applied load).

Therefore, FRP composite properties are directional, meaning that the best mechanical properties are in the direction of the fiber placement. Composites are similar to reinforced concrete where the rebar is embedded in an isotropic matrix called concrete.


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manali shroff said...

Thanks for this post. To provide utltimate strength and resistance to the cement steel fibre reinforced concrete has been used.

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Fibre in concrete is used to control plastic shrinkage cracking and drying shrinkage cracking.

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Concrete Reinforcing Fibre considerably improves the structural properties of concrete, particularly tensile and flexural strength.