Can FRP Be Used In Construction

Can FRP Be Used In Construction?

A: Absolutely, it can be used in commercial and industrial construction as well. There’s a variety of uses for structural fiberglass, it’s not just tied into offshore applications or chemical plants and refineries. The materials chosen for any construction project are critical to its success, durability, and structural integrity. To choose the proper materials for…

Structural Fiberglass

Structural Fiberglass: 2021 Outlook

Structural fiberglass is a form of FRP that is exploding in usage across a wide variety of industries.  Its popularity is due to it being lightweight, stronger than most traditional materials, and more durable. It won’t corrode like steel, doesn’t rot like wood, and it maintains its structural integrity in the harshest environments. These properties…

Is FRP Waterproof?

A: Absolutely FRP is waterproof. Just like other building materials, it does have an absorption rate to it, but it’s very minimal compared to wood or something along those lines. When building structures in environments that encounter a lot of moisture; whether it be some substances or water—corrosion is always a major concern. In these…

What Are The Different FRP Products and What Does Defi Specialize In?

A: FRP stands for fiber-reinforced plastics. It’s a generic term which can be used for different types of products in the marketplace. For us, we specialize in structural fiberglass—as in fiberglass channels, beams, square tubes, and fiberglass grating for walking surfaces—that is our specialty. We will take finished goods from the manufacturer and create fiberglass…