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 Products In Wastewater Treatment Plants

Posted by Don Albrecht on Feb 20, 2015 2:03:00 PM

Wastewater and Water treatment plants historically used grating, stair treads, railing, ladders and structural platforms made from traditional materials (steel, galvanized steel, aluminum and wood). The popularity in these materials is not driven by the product that would provide the safest or longest lasting service life but the availability and initial product cost. While these traditional materials have been used in wastewater plant applications over 100 years, fiberglass reinforced plastic (FRP) products have only been available for nearly five decades

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Topics: FRP, Fiberglass Reinforced Plastic, Molded Grating, Pultruded Grating, WWTP, Water, Wastewater

Composite Telecom Equipment Platforms

Posted by Brittany Fossier on Jan 28, 2015 8:43:00 AM
Sometimes the most difficult problems have the simplest solutions. Park Cities, TX, an city just north of Dallas, faced a multidimensional problem. The urban area had very limited cell service yet had to serve a large population. The area had limited options as to where a cell tower could be placed. The Highland Park United Methodist Church was strategically chosen due to its location on the SMU (Southern Methodist University) campus among various other aspects.
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Topics: Molded Grating, Rapid Installation, RapiDeck, Telecom, Pedestals

CASE STUDY: Catering to the Customers Needs is Fibergrate's Standard

Posted by Brittany Fossier on Sep 19, 2014 10:12:15 AM

At Fibergrate Composite Structures, Inc., we pride ourselves in the unmatched services we provide our customers. From meeting one of our sales managers face-to-face to fully fabricating our products for you, Fibergrate stands in a category of our own. This was no exception in the story of the Pewag Chain manufacturing facility in Pueblo, Colorado. 

 

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Topics: FRP, Construction, Structural Shapes, Steel, Molded Grating

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