Carbon, Aramid and Multi-axial Glass Fabrics in the 21st Century
Polymeric materials are playing a larger and larger role in general, infrastructure, water containment construction and rehabilitation. This is due to their efficient installation, superb weight to strength ratios, and the superior flexural properties.
One of the most famous earthquake structural repairs done with polymeric technology was on the vaults supporting the ceiling and frescos at the Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi in Italy.
The California Earthquake Pool
This famous INTER-GLASS® pool is a featured case study in the book, The Swimming Pool, by Tom Griffiths. A plastered concrete pool was severely damaged by an earthquake and sliding hillside. INTER-GLASS® was installed with special methods for structural repair.
The Permanent Pool Interior
With over 35 years of experience in pool re-surfacing, in the early 1990’s we combined our knowledge of polymeric materials and experience with swimming pools to develop a premium resurfacing process and product for pools: INTER-GLASS®.