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Wednesday, 25 February 2015 12:14

Fibers to help fire damage prevention in tunnels

Engineers at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) have come up with a way to prevent concrete spalling caused by excessive temperature built up during a tunnel fire. The new technology consists of fibers added in the concrete but the changes in concrete behavior remain still to be investigated.