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RE: Slab on grade

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I agree with Mr. Lewis that fiber are not a substitute for reinforcing bars.
They do have value in reducing size of shrinkage cracks.  

	-----Original Message-----
	From:	rlewis(--nospam--at)techteam.org [SMTP:rlewis(--nospam--at)techteam.org]
	Sent:	Thursday, October 08, 1998 11:48 AM
	To:	seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
	Subject:	Re: Slab on grade

	I am responding to the original post and several responses, but to
save space
	I am not copying the original text and responses into this note.

	Regarding Mr. Horning's comments. First, polypropylene fibers are
NOT
	flexural reinforcement.  They are only shrinkage reinforcement.