Industrial Innovations

FRC Manhole Cover

The manhole cover made out of this new material possesses very high tensile and other related properties. The FRC manhole covers is prominent amongst these which has the appreciable improved wear and tear properties, impact resistant, etc. The fatigue performance of the FRC covers is also found to be very much superior to that of reinforced concert covers. The FRC covers are relatively cheaper as compared to cast iron and reinforced concrete covers. The technology has been licensed to large number of companies in India by the Corporation who are catering the needs in the country.

Area: Other Areas

Funding agency: Department of Science and Technology (DST), Govt. of India

Implementing institute: National Research Development Corporation (NRDC), Govt. of India

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