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 carbon-reinforced concrete. Compared to conventional steel-reinforced concrete, this gives a weight reduction of 40 %.

As carbon-reinforced concrete does not corrode, concrete covers from 1 cm are feasible. The approximately 2.5 cm thick cover of the curtain panels of the outbuilding allowed to realize a panel thickness of only just 5 cm. The less of material and resulting significantly reduced weight...

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