by Julie Bregulla (10-Nov-2014)
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.
8pp A4, 4 drawings, 4 photos