Tougher concrete speeds road repairs

November 2002
Engineer (00137758);11/22/2002, Vol. 291 Issue 7616, p13
Reports that a team at Cardiff University has developed CARDIFRC, a high-strength, fiber-reinforced concrete. Advantage of reducing the frequent or prolongue closure of road bridges for strengthening and maintenance; Benefit of gradual rather than sudden failure, allowing minor repairs to be carried out.


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