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Fibres for concrete

Various types of fibre can be added to concrete during mixing to modify the plastic and/or hardened concrete properties. The changes to the concrete properties will depend on the fibre material, fibre shape and dosage concentration.

Common types of fibres are polypropylene, alkali resistant glass and steel.

 
Acknowledgement: The Concrete Society
 

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TR63 Guidance for the design of steel-fibre-reinforced concrete


TR65 Guidance on the use of macro-synthetic fibre reinforced concrete