- Church of the Epiphany in Solikamsk
In the past construction season of The reinforcement system of carbon ribbons FibARM — Development Holding Company "Composite", was used in the repair of monuments.
The reinforcement system (CBA) FibARM carbon tape was used to repair the units of Perm diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church. The technology was developed in the Holding Company "Composite" managing the assets of "Rosatom" for the production of carbon fiber. CBA is designed to repair and strengthen any building structures.
Through carbon materials was also renovated monument church architecture of the late 17th century — the Church of the Epiphany in the town of Solikamsk, founded in the years 1687-1695. This listed building suffered serious damage. Due to the nature of soil in the walls formed a large number of cracks. All of them have been repaired and reinforced carbon ribbons FibARM Tape.
"The peculiarity of these repairs is that the strengthening of the metal can not be applied, primarily for aesthetic reasons. In addition, the use of concrete and metals would result in a serious increase in weight-bearing structures, which were not acceptable. Another advantage — the work was completed in the shortest possible time ", — said Eugene Rafailov.
Compared with traditional methods of enhancing structural concrete and metal bands use of carbon has a lot of advantages. The reinforcement system can significantly reduce the time and budget execution. For their conduct does not require a multi-ton vehicles. But the most important in the amplification and rear structures carbon ribbons overhaul period is increased to 30 years. While the use of traditional methods guaranteed lifetime only for the period from 1 year to 4 years.