Advantages of pultruded fibreglass from Fiberline

Advantages of pultruded fibreglass from Fiberline



No corrosion
Excellent ability to withstand aggressive chemicals, environmental impacts and, in contrast to metals, electrolytic corrosion.

Non-corrosive bridge for swimming stadiums.
The world’s longest pier.

High strength
Strength as steel, high content of glass fibres and very small water absorption, approx. 3 %, ensuring stable properties.

Maintenance costs halved.
Composite doorstep for lifting-sliding doors.

Low weight
Weighs only one fourth of steel and approx. one half of aluminium, enabling light constructions, easy handling and cost-effective transportation.

Lightweight solution saves project £300,000.
Long-life helihoist platforms.

Electrical Insulation
Electrically non-conductive reducing the complexity of earthing e.g. on railways.

Future-proof solution for railtrack company.
Easy installation on German railways.

Thermal Insulation
A heat transfer coefficient significantly lower than steel and aluminium contributes to an energyefficient end product.

Hospital gets facelift and energy makeover.
Passive houses in Danish city.

Certified Quality
Certified according to ISO 9001, EN 13706, and German abZ guaranteeing consistently high quality. 

Certification and norms.

Easy to machine
Ordinary power tools can be used for machining GFRP.
As with hardwood, hardened steel drill bits, and diamond coated saw blades are recommended.

How to machine pultruded profiles.

Little or no maintenance
Excellent durability ensures a long service life with only minimal maintenance needs. UV protected through a surface veil.

Footbridge withstands wind, weather and road salt.
Plank meets challenge in harsh environment.

 

Sustainable manufacture
Low-energy manufacturing process and ISO 14001 energy certification pave the way for sustainable end products. 
The glass fibre waste is used as substitute in cement manufacture.

Recycling at Fiberline.

 

 

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