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FRP Composites: The Structural Alternative

Product Announcement from Strongwell Corporation

FRP Composites: The Structural Alternative-Image

Strongwell's fiberglass reinforced polymer (FRP) products have a number of significant advantages over steel, aluminum and wood.

Traditional materials are well known and understood - and widely used by engineers and architects. Generally traditional materials do an excellent job, but in many applications certain deficiencies or problems exist using these materials such as:

  • Corrosion, rot, decay
  • High maintenance
  • Unsafe due to electric shock potential
  • Heavy and cumbersome
  • Thermal cycling issues
  • Interference with radio waves
  • Safety concerns
  • Fabrication or installation difficulties

In applications with one or more of these problems - FRP (a.k.a. "fiberglass") structural components offer many problem-solving benefits such as:

  • Corrosion and Rot Resistance
  • Light Weight
  • High Strength
  • Low in Electrical Conductivity
  • Low in Thermal Conductivity
  • Transparent to Radar and Radio Waves
  • Excellent Low Temperature Properties
  • Fire Retardant Options
  • Non-Toxic
  • Easy to Fabricate

FRP products manufactured by Strongwell include:

  • Structural Shapes & Plate
  • Grating
  • Planks & Decking
  • Structural Building Panels
  • Handrail & Fencing
  • Customized Structural Members

For more information about FRP products from Strongwell, please visit

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