Use of basalt fibers for concrete structures

  • Hatem M. Seliem, A. El-Safty, Sami H. Rizkalla
  • Published 2015

Abstract

This study investigated the use of basalt fiber bars as flexural reinforcement for concrete members and the use of chopped basalt fibers as an additive to enhance the mechanical properties of concrete. The material characteristics and development length of two commercially-available basalt fiber bars were evaluated. Test results indicate that flexural… (More)

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