What Is The Life Span Of FRP Products?

A: FRP can last a very long time due to its corrosion resistance and UV stability. So, one can expect FRP products to last at least 20-25 years. When it comes to structural building materials that last, streel has long held a position at the top of the industry. This is for good reason too—steel […]

Custom Fiberlass Fabrication? No Problem.

At DEFI Fiberglass we specialize in custom fiberglass fabrication to suit any industry or application. We can manufacture FRP product according to any specifications you require. Our products are corrosion-resistant, flame retardant, non-conductive, and offer superior strength-to-weight ratio vs. steel. CASE STUDY: MANUFACTURING PLANT REQUEST In this video, our custom fiberglass fabrication team at our […]

Can FRP Be Used For Boating Docks?

A: That’s an excellent application for fiberglass. The reason being is that the corrosion-resistant nature of fiberglass, also being a UV stable product—you don’t have to worry about UV degradation. In addition, because of the open area of fiberglass grating, it allows the pressure from waves to be relieved through there. So, you don’t have any […]

What Is The Difference Between Molded And Pultruded Grating?

A: MOLDED FIBERGLASS GRATING IS MADE BY HAND. IT’S MANUFACTURED IN AN UPSIDE-DOWN WAFFLE IRON AND IT CONSISTS OF 65% FIBERGLASS AND 35% RESIN. SO, WHAT THAT MEANS IS THAT YOU HAVE A HIGHLY CORROSIVE-RESISTANT PRODUCT. CONVERSELY, WITH PULTRUDED GRATING, IT’S 65% GLASS AND 35% RESIN SO IT’S A VERY HIGH-STRENGTH PRODUCT FOR LONG.   […]

What Type Of Maintenance Is Needed For FRP?

A: VIRTUALLY, NONE. SINCE FRP IS CORROSION RESISTANT AND UV STABLE, YOU REALLY DON’T HAVE TO DO ANY TYPE OF MAINTENANCE TO IT.   Fiber Reinforced Plastics (FRP) are composite materials that are unique and valuable source material in many respects.  One of the most appealing attributes of FRP is that they are adaptable to just about […]

What Is The Lead Time For FRP Grating?

A: IT DEPENDS UPON THE PRODUCT THAT YOU ORDER AND YOUR APPLICATION, BUT TYPICAL LEAD TIME SHOULD BE UPWARDS OF MAYBE TWO OR THREE DAYS OR SOMETIMES, IT COULD BE TWO OR THREE WEEKS. IT DEPENDS ON THE APPLICATION.   FRP grating from DEFI is a widely used alternative to traditional materials in applications across the […]

Is Fiberglass Stronger Than Steel?

A: POUND FOR POUND, FIBERGLASS IS JUST AS STRONG AS ITS COUNTERPART IN STEEL. SO WHAT THAT MEANS IS, THAT IF YOU HAVE A BEAM THAT’S A QUARTER INCH THICK FOR INSTANCE; IT WOULD NOT NECESSARILY BE A QUARTER INCH THICK IN FIBERGLASS. SO WE MAY HAVE TO GO A LITTLE BIT DEEPER, A LITTLE […]