Carbon fiber masonry restraint scaled up

Site-built epoxy-impregnated carbon fiber allowed customized restraints to synch an earthquake-damaged tower and restrain lateral thrust in retaining walls, achieving a lot of stabilization within the limited funds remaining in a repointing project budget.

Carbon Fiber: From Woodwork to Masonry

Menokin carbon fiber tape and glass extensions to existing timbers extending to repaired stone and stone/glass walls

This is part of larger series on carbon fiber (CF). If you are just joining this blog now, please take a moment to review the previous carbon fiber repair posts.   In initial attempts to determine which CF cloths and resins to use, we reviewed loads of technical literature. Too often though it was focused… Continue reading Carbon Fiber: From Woodwork to Masonry