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Glass Reinforced Concrete, also known as Glassfibre reinforced concrete is a type of fibre-reinforced concrete. Glass fibers are used as reinforcement to concrete to make the overall material stronger, lighter, and more flexible.


In the late ’50s and early ’60s, E glass and C glass were being proposed as reinforcements for concrete in Russia and China. However, it was quickly realized that E glass and C glass fibers were not stable in concrete due to the high alkalinity of the matrix. Trials then focused on the use of low alkali cement and acrylic polymers to overcome this, and in the 1970’s the technology was developed to produce AR-glassfibers from this glass formulation, and the Glassfiber Reinforced Concrete industry was born.


Glass fibre-reinforced concrete consists of high-strength, alkali-resistant glass fibre embedded in a concrete matrix. In this form, both fibres and matrix retain their physical and chemical identities, while offering a synergistic combination of properties that cannot be achieved with either of the components acting alone.


GRC is incredibly versatile and has a large number of use cases due to its strength, weight, and design. The most common place you will see this material is in the construction industry. Building renovation works, water and drainage work, bridge and tunnel lining panels, permanent formwork method of construction, architectural cladding, acoustic barriers, and screens are some of the most common uses of GRC.


GRC can be used to make interior and exterior decorations for buildings and can be used to make sculptures as it has great modeling ability, high density, and strong practicality.