Over 5,000 km of Safely Supported Underground
Performance You Can Trust
BarChip macro synthetic fiber concrete reinforcement has been used to successfully reinforce over 5,000 km’s of underground structures worldwide. Our high performance reinforcement was the first synthetic fiber used to reinforce sprayed concrete linings in civil tunnels; the first used in cast in situ linings; and the first used as the sole reinforcement in precast segmental tunnel linings.
With over 120 road, rail and utility tunnels you can guarantee that when you choose Barchip, you choose the worlds most experienced team with the worlds best synthetic fiber concrete reinforcement.
40% Reduction in Precast Segmental Linings Cost
Material, labour and production benefits have delivered a 40% decrease in overall segment costs when using our synthetic fiber concrete reinforcement.
Our synthetic fibers are used as a fiber only solution or as a composite with steel reinforcement. Today, a number of guidelines exist to assist designers with segment design.
Designed to International Standards
BarChip is EPD Certified with publication of Environmental Product Declarations.
BarChip is a 2020 BBUGS Gold Sponsor LinkedIn The Bowen Basin Underground Geotechnical Society Inc. (BBUGS) is a non-profit organisation with the aims of providing a friendly and confidential forum for mutual technical development, networking, expanding and sharing...
BarChip are Presenting at the Australian Shotcrete Society LinkedIn One – Day Workshop: Shotcrete for Underground Coal Mines The Australian Shotcrete Society are holding a one-day workshop on the use of shotcrete for ground support and other applications in...
LATEST TUNNELLING PROJECTS
BarChip Fibre Reinforced Shotcrete at the Site C clean energy project Video LinkedIn BarChip Fibre Reinforced Site C Clean Energy Project BC Hydro’s $10.7 billion Site C Clean Energy Project will be a third dam and hydroelectric generating station on the Peace...
In an American First, the Blacksnake Creek Tunnel incorporates 100% BarChip synthetic fibre reinforced concrete for the precast concrete tunnel segments.
In an Australian first, the Sydney metro concrete track slab replaces steel with corrosion free BarChip synthetic fibre. Find out more.