V. Fraas

First reference project in Switzerland

Textile-reinforced concrete using carbon fibers and 3D lattice structures from the SGL Group and V. Fraas Solutions in Textile is an innovative composite material that consists of a fine-grained matrix and a textile reinforcement. A 3D carbon-fiber reinforcement has now been used for the first time for the concrete façade panels of a ventilated curtain-wall façade. Some 350 of these high-strength, ultra-thin façade panels measuring 865 x 1620 mm and of only 26 mm thickness were installed in the new construction of the Alphabeton AG precast plant in Büron/Switzerland. The three-dimensional...

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Issue 2018-10 V. FRAAS SOLUTIONS IN TEXTILE

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Issue 2015-08 V. Fraas

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Issue 2013-08 V. Fraas

3D biaxial textile reinforcement

The company V. Fraas Solutions in Textile GmbH has developed an innovative textile reinforcement in its 3D textile Sitgrid which is based on a new type of knitting process. The special advantage for...

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Issue 2015-01 Solidian

The “Schiefer Erlebnis” park features textile-reinforced concrete

For the façade of its outbuilding, the “SchieferErlebnis” park, inaugurated in July 2014, has built on textile-reinforced concrete by the Solidian GmbH. The curtain panels were manufactured from...

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Issue 2014-09 V. Fraas

Solar home kitchen with textile-reinforced concrete countertop

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