There are thousands of Uses of Hemp, and the list keeps growing. Now, a new process to prevent concrete from cracking is about to be added.
Canadian Greenfield Technologies Corp. is developing a way of using hemp fibres to prevent cracking in concrete. The new technique has sparked interest in the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics coordinators. They want to use it for their bobsleigh and luge tracks, where preventing cracks in the concrete is crucial.
Highly-technical construction projects such as swimming pools, skate parks and olympic bobsled tracks, require fibres that can prevent cracking and that are easy to work with. Glass and plastic fibres are commonly used for this, but neither get the job done as successfully and reliably as hemp. Hemp has proven to be the only fibre that can do the job.
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