Glass Fiber Reinforced Concrete (GFRC)

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Glass Fiber Reinforced Concrete (GFRC) panels are comprised of a 1” thick composite glass fiber concrete skin that is mechanically attached by flexible steel pins to a sturdy steel frame.

GFRC panels are an excellent choice for high-rise buildings in areas of high seismic activity and for very decorative and intricate shapes and applications.

Key Features:

  • Economical
  • Easy and quick to install
  • Fire resistant
  • Energy efficient
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Key Benefits:

  • Lightweight and durable
  • Unlimited diversity in color and form.
  • Ideal for sculptural shapes
  • Good for high seismic zones

GFRC Details

More in-depth design details are available by downloading the GFRC Details sheet