Commercial Fiberglass - FAQ
What is FRP?
FRP stands for Fiberglass Reinforced Plastic (or Polymer or Products) It is made with either a pultrusion process or molded process to create a wide variety of strong fiberglass building products. The key benefits of FRP are:
Can I cut fiberglass grating myself?
Yes you can. The key is to use a diamond tip blade. You can pick one up at any hardware store. Then you can use a skill saw, jig saw, hole saw, or any other kind of saw to cut FRP. We recommend clamping a plywood template on to the grating first to use as a guide. Be sure to use the appropriate mask when cutting FRP.
How strong is FRP?
Pound for pound it's stronger than steel. FRP has very different properties than steel. Molded grating has different strength properties than pultruded grating. Check out the load tables before you buy to ensure the type of grating will be strong enough for your application. Send us an email inquiry with your application and we'll help you decide.
Do you have it in stock?
We have excellent stock levels on all the most common profiles and panel sizes. We may not have the specific panel size you need in a non-standard color. Send us an email inquiry and we will give you the best available options at the closest warehouse location.
What's the difference between polyester and vinyl ester?
All of the prices you see on our site apply to polyester, fire retardant fiberglass. This level of corrosion resistance is suitable for most applications. For extremely corrosive environments, you may need vinyl ester FRP. Vinyl ester is more expensive and higher degree of chemical resistance. See our Chemical Resistance Guide for details.
Molded 1.5 x 1.5 x 1" Thick
Molded 1.5 x 1.5 x 1.5"