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Bendable concrete suppresses structural distress

Products | January 1, 2010 | By:

Problem:The cost of concrete repairs will soon exceed that of new construction.

Solution: Engineered cementitious composites (ECC), a fiber-reinforced product also known as ‘bendable concrete,’ suppresses cracking and structural distress. Similar in composition to typical fiber-reinforced concrete, ECC is a mixture of cement, sand, water, fiber and a small amount of commercial admixtures, but it can bend as much as five percent, making the mix attractive for retaining walls, architectural elements and patching bridge decks.

SOURCE The ECC Technology Network

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