Glass Fibre Reinforced Plastic (GFRP) bars in CRCP

Presentation by John Figueroa on GFRP bars in CRCP from Sydney Forum 29 October 2018

Where should FRP bars should be used?

▪ Concrete pavements susceptible to corrosion by
chloride ions or chemicals
▪ Alternative to epoxy, galvanised, or stainless steel
rebars
▪ Where non-ferrous reinforcement is required for
installation of vehicle detector traffic loops
▪ Where thermal non-conductivity is required

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