oa Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - Cellulose fibre reinforced cement fails University of Pretoria strength tests as a gravity piping material : concrete matters

Volume 16, Issue 5
  • ISSN : 1021-2000



Tests conducted by the University of Pretoria's Civil Engineering Department reveal that the crushing strength of cellulose fibre reinforced cement (FRC) as a gravity piping material fails to meet several requirements laid down by SANS 819:2001 (Edition 3.2) for this type of gravity conduit.

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