Frequently Asked Questions....

GRP means glass reinforced plastic/polymer and FRP is fibre reinforced plastic but Glass is a fibre so it can also be called GFRP. You also have carbon fibre, CFRP, Basalt fibre BFRP Kevlar and Aramid fibres. FRP covers all the different types of fibre-reinforced plastic.

GRP is a composite material known as Fibreglass.  Fibreglass is a strong, lightweight material that consists of thin fibres.

High Strength, High impact resistance, Lightweight, non-conductive, easy to fabricate & install, corrosion resistant, radar transparent & low maintenance.

Fencing, Handrails, Walkways, Platforms, Risers, Rebar, Thermal breaks in construction, machine parts, and many more we haven’t discovered yet!

Isophthalic polyester resin, E glass with a Polyester surface veil.

When subjected to normal operating conditions and environment, the life expectancy of the profiles will be 20 years +, subject to the normal discoloration that will be expected.

Please contact us for our Corrosion Resistance brochure.

Most orders received before 1pm are depatched on a next- day delivery service.

We usually quote within the hour unless the quote needs more time in which case you will receive a response confirming receipt of your inquiry.

GRP is easy to install. It is lightweight and can be cut and drilled easily. We also offer a cutting and drilling service.  Please ask us for more information on connecting GRP Profiles.

Yes.  If you send us a drawing of what you need along with quantities and timelines we can look at Bespoke items.

BSEN13706 specification for pultruded profiles defines two grades of structural profiles. Our structural profiles with a wall thickness of over 5mm meet the higher performance E23 grade, while those at 3-5mm thick meet the E17 grade.  Please refer to the technical table on the product page.

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