Strengthening Of RCC Columns at Taj Connemara, Chennai using GFRP wraps


Problem :

  • Over a considerable period of time corrosion and carbonation had affected the RCC columns of a hotel building in the coastal area of Chennai also in NDT reports were in mid and lower range than required.



  • Consultant had suggested for steel treatment and Section built-up using PMM
  • Later the columns were wrapped with single layer of glass fiber wrap considering durability and strength aspects.
  • Work was carried out giving due attention to safety and cleanliness.

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