FRP as a Retrofitting Solution for Walls

Glass and carbon FRP offer ideal repair and strengthening solutions for a variety of walls types, including concrete, brick, Unreinforced Masonry (URM), and Parapet Wall. FRP systems can be used for shear and flexural strengthening of wall, seismic and blast protection, repair of damage, replacing deteriorated steel, waterproofing, etc. Another common application of FRP is to strengthen the areas around openings in wall that may have to be created for doors and windows.

Features & Benefits:

  • Increases shear and flexural strength of wall
  • Adds very little weight to the wall
  • Strengthens entire wall by treating only a fraction of the surface area
  • Serves as a waterproofing system
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