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The membrane structure that has quietly served us for many years

Nov. 30, 2023

If you are careful, you will find that there are a lot of novel things around us, slowly approaching our lives, perhaps you do not know what is membrane structure, but he has appeared in every corner of our side.

What is the membrane structure?




Many people do not know what membrane structure is, in fact, it is a new form of building structure, mainly through strengthening the construction to make the basic shape, and then covered with high-strength film on the above to make a variety of buildings, can withstand a certain external load of space structure.

Membrane structure buildings can also be divided into four categories according to the selection of membrane materials: The membrane material used for membrane structure construction is a high-strength fabric woven from glass fiber (class G), polyester fiber (class P), ethylene and tetrafluoroethylene copolymer (class E) as the substrate, coated on the surface of the substrate. According to the coating classification PVDF(polyvinylidene fluoride), PVC(polyvinyl chloride), PTFE(polytetrafluoroethylene), ETFE (ethylene-tetrafluoroethylene copolymer).

The membrane structure can form a single curved surface, multiple curved surface and other different architectural structural forms, which meets the requirements of architects for the high unity of architecture and aesthetics. Flexible materials have the functions of light transmission and ultraviolet protection, and are widely used in some outdoor buildings and sports venues, exhibition centers and other construction fields.

What are the advantages of membrane structure?

First, more artistic

He broke the pattern of pure linear architectural style, and presented a refreshing feeling with a unique and beautiful curve shape that was simple and bright, rigid and flexible, and the perfect combination of strength and beauty. The structural characteristics of the product itself can sometimes bend and sometimes make a perfect arc, sometimes a straight line, arbitrary shape, more artistic. And because of the unique light transmission of the membrane structure, during the day, the sun can pass through the membrane surface, so that the building is full of natural light, at night, the indoor light will pass through the membrane surface to the outdoor to add a dreamlike night scene to the entire space.

Second, it can cover a large span of space

Because the membrane structure itself is relatively light, coupled with the steel cable structure material, the strength is relatively high, so through a reasonable stress system can make the membrane structure suitable for spanning a large space, so as to form an open and large span system engineering, which is not available in the traditional building mode.

Third, better fire resistance and shock resistance

The membrane structure material used in membrane structure engineering is flame retardant and high temperature resistance, has better fire resistance, and because of its light weight and stronger flexibility, its seismic performance is also better.

Fourth, low cost

Compared with ordinary building construction, the membrane structure project period is short, and the early production is basically completed in the workshop, and the later stage can be assembled on the site, which shortens the construction period, does not require too much labor, and greatly reduces the cost.





5. Better antioxidant performance

The membrane structure can effectively block the damage of ultraviolet rays in the sun to the product, and after testing, the ordinary membrane structure can maintain a service life of more than 20 years, and the antioxidant capacity is better than that of traditional building materials.

Six, better sound insulation effect

Membrane structure building because of the unique membrane structure material, so after testing its sound insulation performance is better, can reduce the noise outside 60%, such as some large concert halls, or need quiet public places, membrane structure is more suitable.

What are the applications of membrane structure in life?

Membrane structures are widely used in life:

1, cultural facilities - exhibition center, theater, conference hall, museum, botanical garden, aquarium, etc.;

2, sports facilities - stadium, gymnasium, fitness center, swimming pool, tennis hall, basketball hall, etc.;

3, commercial facilities - shopping malls, shopping centers, hotels, restaurants, shop doors (eaves), commercial streets, etc.;

4, transportation facilities - airport, railway station, bus station, toll station, dock, gas station, bridge corridor, etc.;

5, industrial facilities - factories, warehouses, research centers, processing centers, greenhouses, logistics centers, etc.;

6. Landscape facilities - building entrances, iconic pieces, pedestrian streets, parking lots, etc.






Now the membrane structure of the building is more and more beautiful, not only unique shape, good practicality, but also can become a beautiful landscape of the city.

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