Molded Grating VS Pultruded Grating: Which one is better?

Posted by Javier Guillén on May 28, 2020 12:57:42 PM

To understand the differences between molded and pultruded grating, it is important to know exactly what Fiberglass Reinforced Plastic (FRP) is. FRP is an alternative to traditional industrial materials, such as steel, concrete, and wood. It is made by combining resin with fiberglass. Resin formulations, resin proportions, and manufacturing techniques allow this product to be used as gratings, handrails, ladders, platforms, and custom engineered solutions. Often people ask, “What is the difference between molded and pultruded grating?” Fibergrate wants to help people make the right decision when it comes to choosing the right material for their next project. Some people might simply say: “Molded grating is a panel that has a square or rectangular top mesh whereas pultruded grating is composed by a series of parallel bars.” Is it really this simple? Please allow us to explain.

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Topics: FRP, Fiberglass Reinforced Plastic, Molded Grating, Pultruded Grating, molded vs pultruded grating

FRP Pultruded Gratings: The Real MVP of Tourist Attractions

Posted by Javier Guillén on Sep 3, 2019 9:46:34 AM

The Reversing Falls are a unique and beautiful phenomenon created by the collision of the Bay of Fundy and the Saint John River in New Brunswick, Canada. At low tide the river empties into the bay causing a series of rapids and whirlpools, a truly natural spectacle.

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Topics: FRP, Pultruded Grating, FRP Decking, Rooftop Deck, Tourist Attractions Repairs, Aqua Grate

Customer Testimonial: A Pleasant Surprise After Hurricane Irma

Posted by Brittany Fossier on Nov 30, 2017 1:51:56 PM

 

This year has shown us some of the most destructive hurricanes.  Our hearts have collectively broken for all those affected. 

People build communities. Communities build cities, and cities build people.  Unfortunately, rebuilding these cities is not going to happen overnight.  It will be a process, a very long process, but those cities and the communities will come back stronger than ever. 

We are so happy Tim Raftery shared his testimonial with us about how his deck built with Fibergrate Micro-Mesh® Molded Grating survived Hurricane Irma and made his overall rebuilding experience that much easier.

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Topics: FRP, Decking, Docks, Hurricane, Hurricane Destruction, Hurricane Irma, FRP Dock, FRP Decking

Why Would You Put a Boardwalk in the Middle of the Forest?

Posted by Brittany Fossier on Jul 18, 2017 3:24:37 PM

 

The Deschutes River Trails in Deschutes County, Oregon provide a serene retreat allowing visitors to enjoy nature. A brand new section of trail will be opening this month with a unique addition connecting Tumalo State Park and Meadow Camp.

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Happy Retirement Randy!

Posted by Brittany Fossier on Jul 6, 2017 10:09:55 AM

After over sixteen years with Fibergrate, Randy Merritt is moving onto retirement. He joins the recently retired Wendell Hollingsworth and Jeff Hall.

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Farewell Wendell Hollingsworth

Posted by Brittany Fossier on Jun 27, 2017 8:50:42 AM
Last week, we had to say farewell to a long-standing Fibergrate employee. Wendell Hollingsworth has spent the past forty years working for Fibergrate!

Wendell was born and raised in Haskell County along with his three brothers. He later went on to work on his undergraduate degree at Texas Tech, the University of Texas at Arlington, and finally Tarleton State University where he graduated with his degree is Business Management.

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Know Jeff. Know Fibergrate.

Posted by Brittany Fossier on May 17, 2017 10:35:19 AM

To know Jeff is to know Fibergrate. Jeff has been working at Fibergrate for over forty-five years! It is bittersweet for us to watch him move on to retirement, but we are proud of his accomplishments and will always value the lessons he has taught us.

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