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Barry H. Welliver wrote:
> I observed some testing of a concrete beam column joint before the SEAU
> meeting last night and was told that they use this stuff in CA all the
> time for retro of joints light in ductility. The material is a
> carbon??-fiber mishmash bonded around a member and appears to improve
> the performance of the joint. I'm assuming someone here could point me
> to a manufacturer and possible appropriate data. My interests are in
> it's use for unreinforced masonry construction. All comments welcomed.
> Barry H. Welliver
One company involved in this technology is Hardcore/DuPont.  They are in
New Castle, Delaware; phone (302) 427-9250.  Ask for Steve Kopf.

-Jay Bryan

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