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Natural fibre reinforced polymers (NFRPs) in the construction industry (IP 14/14)

Natural fibre reinforced polymers (NFRPs) in the construction industry (IP 14/14)

by Julie Bregulla (10-Nov-2014)

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Book Description

Fibre reinforced polymer construction products are being used increasingly in the construction industry. The construction industry is one of the largest users of fibre reinforced polymers (FRPs), second only to the automotive industry.
This Information Paper reviews the potential for natural products in construction materials, specifically fibre reinforced composites including various natural fibres, such as hemp and flax. It discusses their specific benefits and the factors that are influential to their wider utilisation.

Introduction
Materials
Material selection
Fabrication
Performance
Applications 
Conclusions 
References
Further reading

8pp A4, 4 drawings, 4 photos

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