April 2017 Question

 

April Question Of The Month

 

Why is GRP grating better than steel grating?

FibreGrid’s glass reinforced plastic (GRP) grating has several advantages over steel and other traditional materials on the market.

 

Anti Slip Surface

 

FibreGrid’s glass reinforced plastic (GRP) grating has several advantages over steel and other traditional materials on the market.

 

Impact Resistant

 

Unlike steel, GRP grating has a grit embedded surface making the top of the grating slip resistant. This meets the minimum requirements of the ‘extremely low’ potential for slip rating demanded by the UK Slip Resistant Group Guide of 2002.

Weight

 

At only 19.5kg per square metre, GRP grating is lightweight and therefore easy to transport. No heavy lifting gear or specialist equipment is needed – a two person team carrying the panels can easily complete the job.

 

Fire Retardancy

 

Tested in accordance with BS 476: Part 7 and meeting the requirements of Class 2, GRP grating is fully fire retardant and resistant to any danger of sparking if metal objects are dropped onto it.

 

Corrosion Resistance

 

Unlike steel, it will not rust when exposed to the elements and chemicals, making it the perfect solution for warehouses, construction sites, petrol stations and:

 

 

FibreGrid’s Bespoke Fabrication Service

 

 

With processes such as custom pultrusion, open moulding and custom grating grids, Fibregrid are able to create speciality products for a variety of industries. FibreGrid has manufacturing capabilities to provide both standard and custom structural solutions to meet the unique needs of our customers. The superior quality of our products, coupled with high levels of craftsmanship and attention to detail, ensures that all of our in-house fabricated structures are of the highest standard and exceed customer requirements.

We have placed cookies on your device to help make this website better.