What is GRC
GRC or GFRC stands for “Glass Fiber Reinforced Concrete” and has been around for about 70 years. GRC is a mixture of portland cement, sand, aggregated rocks, and glass fibers. The term GRC and GFRC are used interchangeably.
How is Visut’s GRC different?
At Visut Marble & GRC, we have been specializing in GRC for over 30 years. Our craftsmanship and attention to detail has earn us a distinction in this industry. Given the local natural fine sand in the area, we are able to produce the finest detail works with concrete and GRC. We also uses other high quality materials to ensure the our product is strong and will stand the test of time. Through lab and real world tests, our product is one of the strongest and most durable.
What are the benefits of GRC opposed to regular concrete ?
The product is about 30% lighter than regular concrete
It is also much stronger
Flexibility in design
Endless selection of colors and finishes
What are the weight advantages with GRC / GFRC ?
Visut GRC products provides substantial weight reduction compared to regular concrete. Because of this, the structural load requirements could be reduced. This could mean a substantial savings in building foundation, steel support, and other materials. It also requires less people, equipment and is faster to install which could also further reduce these cost as well.
Is GRC / GFRC environmentally friendly ?
GRC /GFRC products are produced in batches from readily available and renewable materials. Because of the application process and properties of the product, less material is required which reduces the impact on the environment and leaves a smaller carbon footprint.
What products are made from GRC / GFRC ?
GRC / GFRC is mainly used in creating architectural features such as columns, trims, domes, bases, walls, panels, vents, decorations, etc… Any feature designs that is too delicate or heavy for regular concrete is accomplished by the use of GRC.
How long does it last ?
Because of the inherent attributes of concrete, GRC products last for a very long time. At our factory, we have sample work that has been facing the extreme elements of Southeast Asia for decades.
Do you handle international orders ?
Yes we can and we often do. Our factory is located in Hatyai, Thailand – with close proximity to the Songkhla Deep Sea Port. Our orders could be shipped anywhere in the world. We are also very close to Malaysia with great roads stretching across the surrounding countries. Please contact us for more information.
What are your hours of operation ?
Our offices are opened from 8:00 to 17:30 (UTC +7:00). You can reach us through e-mail or fax anytime.