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What is Ultra High Performance Steel Fiber Reinforced Concrete (UHPFRC)?

Ultra-high performance Fiber Reinforced Concrete is a relatively new construction material having minimum coarse aggregate (usually size greater than 6-7 mm is not used) having discrete random steel fibers uniformly distributed across the concrete matrix with the basic strength of above 14,000 psi (100 MPa) in 3 or 4 days that can go upto as high as 25,000 psi at 28 days ultimate…
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Scientists from Singapore have developed Conflexpave a bendable concrete

Nanyang Technological University (NTU Singapore) scientists from the NTU-JTC Industrial Infrastructure Innovation Centre (I³C) have invented a new type of concrete called #ConFlexPave that is bendable yet stronger and longer lasting than regular concrete which is heavy, brittle and breaks under tension. This innovation allows the creation of slim precast pavement slabs for quick installation…
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Transparent or Translucent Concrete

Have you ever seen a façade or cladding giving look of a rock-hard material but still gives you a see-through and translucent look inside the building? .  The widest used construction material, which is sustainable and reliable as well, is getting a makeover by engineers…
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ShapeDo – Smart and precise management of construction sites

ShapeDo offers a management tool called TrackChanges for designing construction and infrastructure projects for the purpose of saving time and money. The tool focuses engineering information that makes it possible to monitor changes and adjustments between different versions of the plan and various parties. It makes engineering information visually accessible immediately, while saving on…
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