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Textile Concrete: Episode 5 - From Large to Small

Textile Concrete: Episode 5 - From Large to Small

Ladies and gentlemen, the first durability test: An experiment is conducted to test the strength of conventional steel reinforced concrete and textile reinforced concrete. And the winner is clear: textile reinforced concrete. The secret of its high performance is in the optimisation of its components. Thanks to the high density of the cement matrix and the strong bonding between the cement and the fibres in the fabric, the reinforced concrete passes the test. Is there anything that can stand in the way of this new composite material?

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Universities/institutes
Technische Universität Dresden
Topics
Engineering Sciences
Keywords
DFG Science TV, textile, concrete, experiment, strength test, convection steel, reinforced concrete, durability, 2008
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Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft

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