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Re: Steel Jacketing of RC columns

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Robert Rollo wrote:
> How about that composite "wound" reinforcing company.  Can't recall the
> name but am remembering a fiberglass? strand continuously laid in a
> vinyl ester or epoxy type adhesive in spiral fashion around existing
> columns.  System is designed in "layers" to provide the needed
> strengthening.  Can do round and rectangular.

Humm, but don't we need to at least make the rectangular columns
elliptical before applying the wraps.

>  Was created as seismic
> reinforcing system to upgrade in place highway structures, but they have
> done what you describe as well.  Anyone remember the company name?

Maybe it's XXSys ! 


Moni Serhal