The polyester reinforced with glass fiber (GRP): the multiple advantages
- An unmatched corrosion resistance;
- A specific strength superior to classic materials;
- Easy installation of the finished products;
- High electrical insulation properties;
- Specific lower weight in comparison to many alternative materials.
These strengths facilitate the use of composite materials in the most demanding applications, while offering a global solution, technically and economically favorable.
The unmatched corrosion resistance, increases the duration of your installations.
- Corrosion resistance independent of the quality of the zinc coating;
- No particular precaution during assembly at the construction site;
- High resistance to salt compounds, sulfates, chlorine or highly basic substances.
The advantages of the GRP towards aluminum:
- Absence of electrolytic corrosion that is released upon contact of the two metals in wet storage;
- Duration unquestionably longer in basic, chlorinated and halogenated environments.
The advantages of the GRP towards stainless steel:
- Absence of stress corrosion (mechanical);
- Absence of cracks;
- Can be used in the presence of chlorine.
Thermal / electric insulation
Important properties for safety.
- Excellent thermal insulation (1000 times less heat conductive than aluminum);
- No accumulation of electrostatic charges;
- Excellent electrical insulation (~ 6 KV / mm).
A specific resistance of from 2 to 4 times higher than other traditional materials enables a significant reduction in the weight of the materials.
- 60% in relation to the stainless steel;
- 65% in relation to aluminum;
- 75% in comparison to galvanized steel.
Choosing a faster installation and safe that can reduce your installation time by up to 50%.
The advantages of GRP against metal artefacts
- No need to ground;
- No need to check electrical continuity;
- Cutting easily performed on site;
- Work free from sharp edges, no risk of injury.