Name of student MNTC 320, Non-Metallic process February 5, 2020 Technical report Scorpion tower is one of the skyrocket towers in Miami Florida along with the lime beach soils. It was advanced and build by the late architect Zaha Hadi[ CITATION Lib18 \l 1033 ]. Of the many materials used to construct the 62-floor building includes non-metallic glass fiber reinforcement concrete (GFRC). The designers and constructors of GFRC were based in Dubai. GFRC was is a unique and long-lasting material that comes in many shapes and sizes. Jackson (2018), “GFRC is similar to chopped fiberglass, although much weaker. It's made by combining a mixture of fine sand, cement, polymer, water, other admixtures, and alkali-resistant (AR) glass fibers” [ CITATION Jac19 \l 1033 ]. GFRC was used to reinforce the externals of the tower. It was used to build the skeleton of the tower which supported the interior and walls of the building. Another non-metallic material used to construct the building was the Italian stones which were used to finish parts of the building interior walls and decorations. The aesthetic
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