Blog about fiberglass rebar

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Article about fiberglass rebar

World experience of GFRP rebar use

The first experience of fiberglass use dates back to 1956 in the United States. Massachusetts Institute of technology had been developing a house project of made of polymer materials using fiberglass for several years. It was intended for one of the attractions in the “Disneyland” park in California. It was in use for 10 years …


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 …