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RE: CONCRETE: Steel Fiber Reinforced Concrete (SFRC)`

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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Mike Brown [mailto:mike.brown(--nospam--at)cshqa.com]
> Sent: Monday, November 23, 1998 5:28 PM
> To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
> Subject: RE: CONCRETE: Steel Fiber Reinforced Concrete (SFRC)`
>
>
> Fiber reinforcing is for secondary reinforcing only.  From what I
> understand, it should never be used for primary reinforcing (just like
> welded wire fabric).

[SNIP]

> The fibers we specified were by fibermesh and is a fibrillated
> polypropylene synthetic material.

This is a different type of application.  Customary steel reinforcing is not
used.  Polypropylene fibers would not be appropriate.