Carbon Fiber Composite for Concrete Repaire

Jay Thomas, Vice President
Structural Preservation Systems, Inc., Springfield, Virginia

One of the first-ever on-site application of FRP strengthening technology to water pipelines enabled the Providence Water Supply Board to repair rather than replace 50-year-old pipes in its aqueduct system. This presentation will discuss CFRP Strengthening systems for the structural upgrade of PCCP Aqueducts . Topic covered are material properties, design strategies, installation techniques and QC.