Glassfibre Reinforced Concrete (GRC) is a material which today is making a significant contribution to the economics, to the technology and to the aesthetics of the construction industry worldwide.
This environmentally friendly composite, is a mixture of cement, fine aggregate, water, chemical admixtures and alkali resistant glassfibres, with its low consumption of energy and natural raw materials, is being formed into a great variety of products and has won firm friends amongst designers, architects, engineers and end users for its flexible ability to meet performance, appearance and cost parameters.
Key Features of GRC
- Is easily moulded to reproduce shapes, details and textures.
- Is high strength allows design of thin, lighter than concrete cladding elements.
- Can be coloured with pigments, paints and natural stone facings.
- Cladding can replace non-structural precast concrete where weight and/or shape may be problematic.
- Can be cast into fine details.
- Offers designers unrivalled flexibility.
- Mouldings and features are easy to handle and erect.
- Does not suffer from corrosion.
- Is environmentally friendly.
- Is durable against extreme weather conditions.
- Products are lightweight compare to concrete and easy to handle.
- Offers a wide variety of shapes and surface finishes.