FRP Glossary

Additive: A constituent component that may be added to the composite matrix to modify its properties and in general, enhance its performance. Additives include catalysts, colorants, flame retardants and other ingredients that expand and improve the capabilities of the matrix. Aspect Ratio: Ratio of length to diameter. For a composite, it refers to ...

Read More

FRP Installation Guide

Our FRP Grating Installation Guide When planning a building project and designing reinforcement, it’s important to remember the installation. Leaving installation as an afterthought can make the actual construction process difficult and complicated. If you’re including fiber-reinforced plastic (FRP) grating in your project, you can count on fast an...

Read More

FRP Ordering Information

Please review the following FRP Ordering Information The following Fiberglass FRP Ordering Information will assist you in your order. Considerations: Application or use of product Physical Requirements a. exposure to chemicals and/or extreme temperatures View Resistance Guide (Adobe Acrobat Reader Required Download free reader) b. fire retardant ra...

Read More

FRP Resin Selection Guide

Resin Selection Guide Resin Type Description Resin Base Corrosion Resistance Flame Spread Rating ASTM E84 Product Standard Colors Max. Temp. Type P Low Smoke and Superior Fire Resistance Phenolic Very Good Class 1, 5 or Less Molded & Pultruded Reddish-Brown 300° F Type V Superior Corrosion Resistance and Fire Retardant Vinyl Ester Excellent Cla...

Read More

Pultruded Fiberglass Overview

Pultruded FRP Overview Marco Pultruded Fiberglass Grating is manufactured by assembling two structural fiberglass shapes (cross and bearing bars) into a grid pattern. These bar shapes are made by a pultrusion – a continuous molding process utilizing glass or fibrous reinforcement in a polyester or vinyl ester resin matrix. Selected reinforcement ma...

Read More

Molded FRP Overview

Molded Fiberglass Overview Marco Molded Fiberglass sets the standard for fiberglass reinforced plastic (FRP) molded grating products, combining unmatched corrosion resistance with high strength, long life and safety. Marco products are proven to deliver years of reliable service, even in the most demanding corrosive conditions. Here in the Molded F...

Read More

Fiberglass Grating Overview

Fiberglass Grating Explained This fiberglass grating overview will give you a good understanding of FRP options available. The two primary manufacturing processes used to produce Marco Fiberglass Reinforced Plastic (FRP) Grating products are Open Molding and Pultrusion. Both processes produce high quality, uniform construction. High quality, well d...

Read More

What Is FRP Grating

What Is FRP Grating? In many instances we are asked “What is FRP Grating” so we decided to write this description. FRP Grating (Fiberglass Reinforced Plastic) is also known as glass reinforced plastic grating or fiberglass grating. One of the main advantages FRP Grating has over steel is that FRP simply WILL NOT RUST. That’s […]

Read More