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SLENDER FAÇADE STRUCTURES MADE OF TEXTILE-REINFORCED HIGH PERFORMANCE CONCRETE



Author(s): Sergej Rempel, Josef Hegger
Book Title: FERRO-11 – 11th International Symposium on Ferrocement and 3rd ICTRC - International Conference on Textile Reinforced Concrete
Editor: Wolfgang Brameshuber
Print-ISBN: 978-2-35158-152-0
e-ISBN: 978-2-35158-153-7
Publisher: RILEM Publications SARL
Publication year: 2015
Pages: 337-346
Total Pages: 10
Language: English


Abstract: The innovative composite material textile-reinforced concrete (TRC) opens up new application areas in structural concrete engineering and has advantages especially in the field of façade engineering. By using non-corroding technical textiles made of alkali-resistant glass (AR-glass) or carbon, the concrete covers can be minimized resulting in extremely slender concrete members. This leads to material savings, which add up to 70 % compared to common solutions for façades. The use of fine-grained concrete with maximum grain-sizes of 8 mm in combination with special curing techniques enables high-quality fair-faced concrete surfaces. This paper summarizes basics material properties as well as calculation models and focuses on the presentation of several projects in the field of façade engineering. Here, TRC panels with areas up to 14 m² and a thickness of only 30 mm have been realized within industrial-scale projects.


Online publication: 2015
Publication Type: full_text
Public price (Euros): 0.00