Materiales de Construcción, Vol 54, No 273 (2004)

Constructive applications of composite gypsum reinforced with Typha Latifolia fibres

A. Garcia Santos
Dpto. de Construcción y Tecnología Arquitectónicas. Escuela Técnica Superior de Arquitectura de Madrid, Spain


The present research analyses the possibility to reinforce gypsum using enea fibres (Typha Latifolia) creating a compound material in wich the fibres contribute to increase mechanical resistance, producing as well a reduction of the weight and a possible regulation of the set time.


compound materials; reinforced gypsum; vegetable fibres; Typha Latifolia

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