Macro synthetic fibres in concrete pavements

Presentation by Todd Clarke on Macro synthetic fibres in pavements from Sydney Forum 29 October 2018

Introduction
• Macro Synthetic Fibres have been in use for the last 25 years
• Introduced to the Australian mining industry for use in ground support shotcrete circa 2000
• Have provided designers/contractors with an option to construct with a non-corroding
reinforcement, eliminating steel durability issues

Outline
• What are Macro Synthetic Fibres (MSF)
• Designing with Macro Synthetic Fibres
• Current Application in Road Pavement
• Local Pavement Applications

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