Article - 28 Nov 2003
The development and use of fibre-reinforced polymers for civil and structural engineering applications in Japan, UK, Switzerland, Denmark, Canada and the US are reviewed. Technical Brief
Article - 20 Jun 2003
In the USA both Glass FRP (GFRP) and Carbon FRP (CFRP) are widely used. Abstract.
Article - 16 May 2003
The production of more economic and durable concrete slabs by using glass fibre-reinforced plastic ( GFRP ) as a corrosion-resistant reinforcement, combined with compressive lateral loading -...
Article - 2 Apr 2003
Insulating Masonry Cavity Walls: Techniques And Materials
Article - 31 Mar 2003
A new form of bridge strengthening technique which aims to provide a more convenient alternative to traditional steel plate reinforcement is being developed by a team of researchers at Cambridge...
Article - 27 Feb 2004
The activities of American manufacturers in the development of composite and plastic decking, fencing, roofing, siding and framing are described. Topic.
Article - 4 Jul 2003
The importance of recycling polymer waste products from the construction industry has been long recognised. The problem lies in ensuring that different types of plastic are not mixed together.
Article - 25 Mar 2003
The use of rubber and plastic materials in buildings, both for construction and decoration, continues to increase, particularly as architects, designers and builders appreciate their advantages in...
Article - 17 Mar 2003
The use of plastics to produce wood-like products is a familiar part of many component industries. UK car manufacturers may be among the only ones left who can boast that their wood trim is actually...
Article - 26 Jun 2008
UNIBOARD by Dotmar is a new family of lightweight construction materials that combine the advantages of plastics and timber: low weight, easy to handle and water resistant.