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Fiberglass Grating

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It is a reliable and durable product and provides a long lasting, low maintenance grating solution. Read More…

Fiberglass Grating Fiberglass grating is an alternative to other types of grating made from metals or polymers. Fiberglass offers numerous material benefits for applications such as walkways, decking, stair treads, ramps, drain grates and more.
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Leading Manufacturers

Bristol, VA  |  276-645-8000

Strongwell is the world's leading pultruder of FRP structural components. Strongwell’s products include structural shapes, plate, fiberglass grating, building panels, handrail systems, ladder & cage systems, bridge decks, cooling tower components, planking systems, and custom shapes. If you would like more information about our company then please let us know!

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Strongwell Corporation $$$

Mobile, AL  |  800-226-1134

All Plastics and Fiberglass prefabricates gratings products including fiberglass gratings, bar gratings and floor gratings. We offer online ordering of our in-stock products to accommodate all our current and potential customers.

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All Plastics and Fiberglass, Inc. $$$

Abita Springs, LA  |  800-259-6874

We offer molded and pultruded fiberglass grating, extruded aluminum stair treads, fiberglass stair treads and covers, fiberglass structural shapes and plates, as well as clips and accessories. Strength and durability are the main factors of our grates, and we take pride in our ability to supply top-notch products that stand the test of time. We have a large number of stock items, but we are always more than willing to supplier non-stock items. We ship quickly and all over the US for our customers convenience.

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North American Grating Company $$$

Birmingham, AL  |  877-880-3319

Our seasoned engineers are experts at manufacturing durable gratings. These high quality solutions are specialized for a variety of industries. We take pride in saying that all of our manufacturing processes happen right here in the United States. We promise to assist you with all of your needs. You will be satisfied with our long-lasting economical solutions!

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P&R Metals $$$
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Industries such as food processing, beverage, chemical, transportation, textile and water and wastewater treatment all utilize elements of fiberglass grating in their operating procedures. Fiberglass is composed of two main elements: fiber and glass, the ratio of resin to glass being very important and directly affecting the characteristics of the substance.

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The high resin content in fiberglass is responsible for its excellent corrosion resistance and allows fiberglass grating to be used in applications such as marine and chemical in which corrosive substances are abundant and traditional grate materials such as steel or aluminum would deteriorate rapidly. The presence of glass in fiberglass is important for strength and provides the structure needed in grating to support loads and maintain shape.

Installation of fiberglass or plastic grating is easier than that of metal grates or steel grates due to the difference in weight. Fiberglass weighs significantly less than metals and therefore does not typically require lifting machinery or extra bolstering to support the heavy weight. Furthermore, fiberglass grates are fire resistant and impact resistant.

The two most common methods of fiberglass product fabrication are by molding or by pultrusion. Molded fiberglass grates are cast in a single piece, therefore reducing the joint areas found in pultruded grates which can give way under heavy continuous activity and traffic. In the molding process of fiberglass grates, the grates themselves are typically constructed in layers allowing a manufacturer to determine the desired grate thickness and dimensions.

This layering is often done manually, allowing for control over the quantity and quality of layers. Grates cure while in the mold and are then removed to be installed. Fiberglass molds can be reused are being cleaned and prepared. Pultruded fiberglass grates are constructed of separated load bars and cross bars which are then joined together to produce the grate.

Pultrusion significantly reduces material waste and can be used to meet a wide range of sizes, dimensions and layouts. While molding has a strong manual element to the formation process, pultrusion is an automated procedure that results in consistent and high quality products. Another advantage to using fiberglass for grating systems is the low maintenance nature of the product. It does not require coating or finishing to increase its strength or surface properties.

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