Thin Precast Fiber Reinforced Cement Panels

by James I. Daniel, Portland Cement Assoc, Skokie, IL, USA,
Surendra P. Shah, Portland Cement Assoc, Skokie, IL, USA,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Materials and Member Behavior

Abstract: This paper provides an overview of some current applications, manufacturing methods, and physical properties of thin fiber reinforced cement board products currently produced. Many of these products offer a new and unique alternative to certain construction materials such as wood, metal, or masonry in applications such as cladding, roofing, soffits, and siding, among many other construction applications.

Subject Headings: Fiber reinforced composites | Construction materials | Fiber reinforced concrete | Cement | Fabrics | Manufacturing | Physical properties | Wood construction

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