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Both Irvine Company Headquarter Towers – the
500 and 550 Newport Center Drive buildings,
were retrofitted with Kevlar reinforced Fibrwrap™
by Shaw & Sons





Out performs steel jacket retrofitting
Simple installation
Minimal column stiffness and
structure load increase
Minimal cosmetic impact to
architectural detail

The following chart illustrates the technical
advantages that Fibrwrap has over conventional
steel jacket reinforcement.



Axial Load
Lateral Load
Horizontal
   Displacement
Ductility
Steel
Jacket
400 KIP
51 KIP

1.40 in.
3-3
Fibrwrap™
Reinforced

400 KIP
205 KIP

4.67 in.
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