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Fibres Re-inforcement for concrete and mortar

Nivitex fibres are extruded from a natural Polypropylene homo polymer, formed into a crimped or flat profile for concrete and mortar re-inforcement and other composite materials.

 

 

 

Crimped - NIVI Fibre 30, 40 and 50 mm

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General

Description:
Nivitex fibres are extruded from natural Polypropylene homo polymer, formed into a crimped profile for concrete and mortar re-inforcement and other composite materials.

Qualities:
Standard quality - Polypropylene compound

Number of fibres per kg:

30 mm - 77,000 p/kg
40 mm - 58,000 p/kg
50 mm - 46,000 p/kg

Properties based on EN 14889-2

Nominal fibre diameter = 0.9 mm
Nominal length - 30 mm, 40 mm and 50 mm
Tensile strength - 295 N/mm²

Factor λ (Aspect ratio):

L/d:
30 mm/0.9 = 35
40 mm/0.9 = 45
50 mm/0.9 = 60

Properties Value

Fibre Cross Section

0.234

Tensile strength at yield (N/mm²)

275 N/mm²

Water Absorption

0(Zero)

Acid/Alkali Resistance

High

EFNARC Plate test (Joules)

700-800 at 4.5 - 6 kg/m³

Round Determinate Panel

280 - 320 at 4.5 - 6 kg/m³

Melting Point (°C)

150 °C to 170 °C

Fibre density (g/cm³)

0.88 - 0.92

Colour

White, Black or Translucent

Elongation at yield (%)

Between 15 and 25 %

Standard form of delivery

Bags, Boxes and Pallets

Flat Fibre - NIVI Fibre 30, 40 and 50 mm

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General

Description:
Nivitex fibres are extruded from natural Polypropylene homo polymer, formed into a flat profile for concrete and mortar re-inforcement and other composite materials.

Qualities:
Standard quality - Polypropylene compound

Number of fibres per kg:

30 mm - 118,000 p/kg
40 mm - 88,000 p/kg
50 mm - 70,000 p/kg

Properties based on EN 14889-2

Nominal fibre diameter = 0.8 mm
Nominal length - 30 mm, 40 mm and 50 mm
Tensile strength - 275 N/mm²

Factor λ (Aspect ratio):

L/d:
30 mm/0.8 = 40
40 mm/0.8 = 50
50 mm/0.8 = 65

Properties Value

Fibre Cross Section

0.234

Tensile strength at yield (N/mm²)

275 N/mm²

Water Absorption

0(Zero)

Acid/Alkali Resistance

High

EFNARC Plate test (Joules)

700-800 at 4.5 - 6 kg/m³

Round Determinate Panel

280 - 320 at 4.5 - 6 kg/m³

Melting Point (°C)

150 °C to 170 °C

Fibre density (g/cm³)

0.88 - 0.92

Colour

Translucent grey

Elongation at yield (%)

Between 15 and 25 %

Standard form of delivery

Bags, Boxes and Pallets

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