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Fiber Myths: BUSTED! – Part 2

Myth: Sand- or shot-blasting fiber concrete will reveal more fiber and therefore impede surface bonding agents.     ...PART 2   Answer: The synthetic fibers are strong and tough, but certainly not tough enough to withstand the abrasive forces of sand-blasting or grinding, and would be quickly removed from the concrete skin, possibly leaving extremely small [...]

Fiber Myths: BUSTED! – Part 2 2017-03-29T21:15:11+00:00

Fiber Myths: BUSTED!

  Myth:   Fibers in concrete could have a negative effect on bonded toppings.   Answer: While there have been cases of some synthetic fibers not finishing well and protruding from the concrete surfaces, it would take an extremely high fiber content to impede the bond of current market-available bonding agents.  In the case of [...]

Fiber Myths: BUSTED! 2017-03-29T21:15:17+00:00