Blog about fiberglass rebar

Here you will find interesting and useful articles about fiberglass fittings and answers to questions.

Can fiberglass rebar be used in the foundation?

GFRP rebar is widely used to reinforce the foundation on a world-wide basis. Use of fiberglass rebar is considered acceptable for foundations of buildings up to 4 floors — both strip and slab foundations.  An example of GFRP rebar use in strip foundation is shown in the video: The choice of composite rebar for …


What is the difference between basalt rebar and GFRP rebar?

Both basalt rebar and fiberglass rebar are varieties of composite reinforcement. Their manufacturing process is the same; the only difference is raw materials used: the first is basalt fiber based, the second one is glass fiber based reinforcement. In terms of technical features, the only difference between basalt rebar and GFRP bars is the temperature …