Material combinations and tolerances

Material combinations and tolerances

The pultrusion process accommodates a variety of reinforcement and matrix combinations.

Our standard material is glass fibre reinforced polyester. Other combinations are available on order.

See material combinations and tolerances:  

Matrix
Reinforcement
Glass fibre
Carbon fibre
Aramide fibre
Polyester
X
X
X
Vinyl ester
X
X
 
Phenol
X
X
X
Epoxy
X
X
X
Polyurethane
X
X
X


Profile strength (determined by the type and structure of the reinforcement material) and durability (matrix) can be custom-designed for a wide variety of applications.


Tolerances

EN 13706-2:2002 (E)

Property Tolerance

Wall thickness of open and closed profiles
Tolerance Fiberline Composites

Nominal dimensions (mm)
Thickness  T1           T2
0 to 2       ± 0,15     ± 10 %
2 to 5       ± 0,20     with
5 to 10     ± 0,35     minimum
               ± 0,45     of ± 0,30
Flatness in transverse direction
Tolerance Fiberline Composites
Tolerance
F < 0,008 X B mm
Profile height and width of flange
Tolerance Fiberline Composites
Nominal dimensions (mm)
B and H: ± 0,5 % 
with minimum ± 0,20 mm
and maximum ± 0,75 mm
Size of angle
Tolerance Fiberline Composites
Tolerance
Y ± 1,5 °
Straightness
Tolerance Fiberline Composites
Tolerance (B and H are overall breadth and height dimensions)
D < 0,002 X L2
for sections with B or H < 50 mm
D < 0,001 X L2
for sections with B or H > 50 and < 100 mm
D < 0,000 5 X L2
for sections with B or H > 100 mm where D and L are in metres.
Twist
Tolerance Fiberline Composites
Tolerance
V < 1,5° per metre maximum
for thickness < 5 mm
V < 1,0° per metre maximum
for thickness > 5 mm

The above tolerances are standard. Special requirements can be met by agreement.

 

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