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


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 | Fabrics | Cement | Panels (structural) | Fiber reinforced concrete | Construction methods | Construction materials | Manufacturing

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