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For the specific applications of supports for MRI units the fiberglass rebars as a substitute for the steel rebars in the appropriate proportions and design has proven to work quite well. There are some manufacturers that you may be able to find by doing a search in Google. Here are two websites that you may want to try.
Aslan FRP Hughes Brothers

http://www.hughesbros.com/Aslan_FRP.html   and

CPPI

Concrete Protection Products, Inc.

http://www.fiberglassrebar.com/why_composites.htm

 See if that fits your needs.

 

Pedro R. Muñoz, Ph.D., P.E.

PRM Engineering

Newburyport, MA

PRMeng(--nospam--at)att.net