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Water Absorption in Pultruded and Moulded FRP

Manufacturers will often mention a level of water absorption in FRP and quote a percentage of let’s say 3%.   What does this mean to the FRP you are purchasing for a project? Ask yourself these two questions. Is this the amount of water absorption to expect in the FRP when it is used in infrastructure? […]

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Rule of Thumb when Specifying the Correct Size FRP Grating Mesh for a Service Platform

The code in Australia for Fixed Platforms and Walkways is AS 1657 and section 4.5 states;  “Where persons have access to or work beneath any platform or landing, the floor of such platform or landing shall be designed, or provided with protection, to prevent objects falling through the floor reaching the area below. NOTE: Protection […]

How do you determine what size your FRP grating panel should be?

When you order an FRP grating panel for a project, there are a couple of things you may want to consider; In our previous blog, we discussed how to ensure you have a strong enough grating for the job, you know what thickness grating panel you need but what are the overall dimensions you should […]

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Calculating Deflection of FRP Grating from Manufacturer’s Load Tables

So, you’ve decided to select FRP Grating for a platform floor or trench cover? First things first, you need to know that the thickness of grating you have selected will be suitable as far as the amount of deflection the grating will experience. How to Interpret the Tables 1. Deflection using a manufacturer’s Uniform Load […]

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The Most Basic Types of FRP Gratings

In our last post, we told you 5 things you need to know about FRP Grating. For those of you that are not familiar with Fibre Reinforced plastic/polymer grating, this article will give you a simplified summary and helpful background on FRP before you dive into reading this post.    For those of you that ARE familiar with FRP, […]

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5 things you need to know about Fibreglass Reinforced Plastic (FRP) grating 

There’s a lot to know about FRP Grating – plenty of dense information about what it is, how it’s made and what environments suit the fibre reinforced plastic grating best are available online. It’s hard to know what information is most relevant to your needs. So, we’ve done the hard work for you. As an FRP […]

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