MATEC Web of Conferences
Volume 6, 2013Concrete Spalling due to Fire Exposure: Proceedings of the 3rd International Workshop
|Number of page(s)||6|
|Section||Measures to Reduce or Prevent Spalling|
|Published online||17 September 2013|
Preventive effect on spalling of UFC using jute fiber at high temperature
1 Division of Environmental Engineering Science, Gunma University, Kiryu City, Japan
2 Graduate shcool of Engineering, Gifu University, Gifu City, Japan
3 Information and Multimedia Center, Gifu University, Gifu City, Japan
In this study, we examined the relationship between spalling behaviour and spalling ratio of UFC with three kinds of short fibers (jute, polypropylene, water-soluble polyvinyl alcohol) at high temperature. The heating temperatures were 400 °C and 600 °C. Although the specimen with jute fiber dosage of 0.19% by volume was occurred explosive spalling, the damage of specimen was slightly small. It appears that the addition of jute fiber to UFC is effective for preventing spalling.
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