Fibre Reinforced Concrete

Strength without steel

Fibre Reinforced Concrete

Why choose Fibre Reinforced Concrete?

Features and Benefits

The benefits of Fibre Reinforced Concrete

Fibre reinforced concrete is a cost-effective alternative to using steel mesh reinforcement in projects. Choosing a Fibre reinforced solution not only offers you cost savings, but it also saves you time. Our fibres are added to the mix offsite and delivered ready to use allowing for faster placement and eliminating the preparation and handling time.

A fibre reinforced solution has the potential to reduce CO2 compared to using a steel mesh, and by minimising waste as the concrete is supplied with the exact number of fibres required.

Micro fibres

Micro fibres are a versatile solution for domestic and agricultural applications, reducing plastic shrinkage cracking.

Micro fibre concrete contains thousands of individual fibres which are evenly dispersed throughout the concrete during the mixing process, this creates a matrix-like structure that provides additional benefits to concrete such as long-term durability and reduce the frequency of plastic shrinkage cracks, which can appear in fresh concrete soon after it is placed.

Benefits

  • Reduces risk of plastic cracking
  • Gives concrete a tougher surface - more resistant to impact damage
  • Makes concrete more durable so it will last longer

Macro Fibres

Macro fibres are a combination of fibres, which improve the level of performance of concrete. Adding Macro fibres to a mix increases toughness and ductility of hardened concrete and improving post crack performance to allow the concrete to retain the load carrying capability after cracking has occurred.

Macro fibre reinforced concrete can be used for Internal floors, external hard standings and car parks, industrial floors, airports, bridges, and other infrastructure projects.

Benefits of using Macro Fibres in concrete

  • Increased flexural strength

  • Provides post-crack performance

  • Increased impact and abrasion resistance

 

CEMEX Advanced is our brand of specialised fibre reinforced concrete - high performance concrete with blended fibres tailored to your needs.

Steel fibres

Steel fibre concrete utilises steel fibres designed to provide ultimate performance under intense loading conditions. This fibre system provides superior resistance to cracking in hardened state concrete, as well as maximum resistance to damage from heavy impact. Steel fibre reinforced concrete can be used for industrial floors, concrete structures and external hardstandings.

Health & Safety

Contact with concrete may cause irritation, dermatitis or severe alkali burns. There is serious risk of damage to the eyes. Wear suitable waterproof protective clothing, gloves and eye/face protection. In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of clean water and seek medical advice. After contact with skin, wash immediately with plenty of clean water. Keep out of reach of children. Contains Chromium (VI), may cause allergic reaction.