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Since its first use in the early 70s fibre reinforcement has been successfully applied in numerous projects all over the world for underground. Fibre Reinforced Concrete (FRC) is one of the most used support methods used in the following  underground applications of concrete: 

Spray concrete lining    Precast Segments Cast in Place final lining Mining
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This Engineering Corner will support designers, contractors and clients on the use of FRC, both in tunneling and mining. It's an interactive knowledge platform dedicated to the use of FRC in tunneling and mining. 

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FRC in Grand Paris project
FRC
Article
Bouygues Travaux Publics has demonstrated that conventional reinforced concrete segments can be replaced by fibre-reinforced concrete segments.
SFRC in Segmental Lining
FRC
Article

The loading tests, object of the present report, are carried out on precast tunnel segments in FRC produced in the Laboratory of Materials and Structures of the Civil Engineering Department of the University of Rome Tor Vergata.

Precast Segments Reinforced with Steel Fibres
FRC
Standard

RECOMMENDATION OF AFTES N°GT38R1A1

© Tunnels et Espace Souterrain n° 238 - July/August 2013

General Tunnelling
Durability
Article

© TunnelTalk - April 2016

Author: Pierre Rossi

Cast-in-Place
FRC
Article

Dramix® 5D Steel Fibres - A Fibre Revolution

© Tunnelling Journal - Issue November 2016

FRC
Paper
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South Hartford Conveyance and Storage Tunnel (South Tunnel)
FRC
Info Sheet

Waterproof membrane can be applied safely on sprayed concrete reinforced with Dramix® 3D 65/35BG steel fibres. 

Durability
Info Sheet
Stray Currents: Definition
  • Stray currents arise from rail transit systems, cathodic protection systems, or high-voltage power lines.
Durability
Info Sheet

Durability is key in designing with SFRC, check out the content of this infosheet.

FRC
Article

AFTES Recommendation N° GT38R1A1

© Article published in Tunnels & Espaces Souterrain n° 238 July/August 2013

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