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Transparent Concrete
June 24, 2010, 10:47 am
Filed under: Architecture, Materials, technology | Tags: ,

Litracon concrete is a combination of optical fibres and fine concrete. It can be produced as prefabricated building blocks. Due to the small size of the fibres, they blend into concrete becoming a component of the material like small pieces of aggregate. In this manner, the result is not only two materials – glass in concrete – mixed, but a third, new material, which is homogeneous in its inner structure and on its main surfaces as well.

via:: litracon

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