Cartouches in GFRC


Glass Fiber Reinforced Concrete Cartouche

Cartouche in Stromberg GFRC









Glass Fiber Reinforced Concrete Cartouches

Used by the ancient Egyptians to display the names of royalty, a cartouche is a carved tablet or drawing representing a scroll with rolled up ends. Cartouches can be used ornamentally; they can be in the shape of an oval or oblong, or in just about any other shape that you can imagine.

Stromberg Cartouches in GFRC

Stromberg is the world’s largest producer of GFRC cartouches and they have the best selection in the industry. Their cartouches adorn hotels, casinos, restaurants and even private homes. GFRC, glass fiber reinforced concrete, is an excellent choice for your cartouche; this adaptable material can be made into almost any shape. Stromberg uses molds for this purpose, and has built a reputation for creative design of cartouches that are beautiful to look at. GFRC Cartouches by Stromberg can add timeless simplicity to your home or establishment, or they can add a touch of the exotic.

Whether you choose to put your GFRC cartouches on the inside or outside of your establishment, you can be assured that it will stand up to the elements. Glass fiber reinforced concrete is reinforced with glass fibers instead of steel; this makes it rust resistant. It also has a higher tensile strength than steel and is very durable.

Cartouches in GFRC for Your Home or Business

Stromberg cartouches are perfect accent piece for a garden oasis or a casino lobby. You’ll have a wide variety of colors, textures and finishes for your cartouche as well. Stromberg will develop a custom designed cartouche for you according to your vision. A cartouche by Stromberg can add to the atmosphere in malls and other retail locations, churches, government buildings and any other places you can think of.

Glass Fiber Reinforced Concrete

GFRC is concrete that is reinforced with glass fibers instead of steel, and is a composite of cement, glass fibers, aggregates and polymers.  The glass fibers give it great strength and there’s no need for a protective covering of concrete. Because it’s cast in thin sections of around ½’ to ¾”, it weighs a fraction of what traditional precast concrete weighs. These qualities make GFRC the perfect choice for your cartouche.

Features and Benefits of GFRC

  • Glass fiber used in GFRC has a higher tensile strength than steel.
  • GFRC has been tested and found to last as long as pre-cast concrete in most environments.
  • GFRC is made of minerals and won’t burn.
  • Glass fiber reinforced concrete comes in a wide variety of colors, textures and finishes.

The Stromberg Pledge to You

The experts at Stromberg Architectural Products will work very closely with you until your GFRC cupola project is exactly as you want it. Stromberg is here to help with CAD details, design assistance and specifications. Contact them today at (903) 454-0904 for your free custom quote, or email them.

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