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Read about concrete reinforced by polymer-based fibres, which greatly increases its strength!
An interdisciplinary team of scientists from the Nanyang Technological University (NTU Singapore) and the Singapore JTC industrial company, developed a coating material called FiroShield.
By increasing the hydration of a concrete mixture with less water, the wood nanoparticles make the material stronger and expedite its setting time. This will effectively decrease the need for as much of the material and will increase its load capacity and durability.