GRP Gratings UK

GRP Grating Systems

Engineered Composites are able to supply and deliver GRP grating systems, also commonly referred to as GRP moulded gratings. GRP gratings truly offer safety without compromise and are the best alternative compared to traditional steel gratings. We are able to provide a wide range of different moulded gratings including open mesh gratings, mini mesh gratings, solid top gratings, and more.

GRP Grating Panels or Boards are used for Walkways, Trench Covers, Catch Pits, Risers and much more.

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GRP Grating Systems

Open mesh GRP gratings are a type of structural grating that consists of a grid-like structure with openings or gaps between the bars.

These gratings are made from a combination of reinforced plastic and glass fibre, resulting in a lightweight yet highly durable material.

Open mesh GRP gratings are commonly used in a variety of applications, including but not limited to:

  • Industrial platforms and flooring
  • Walkways and pedestrian bridges
  • Stairs and handrails
  • Chemical processing plants

Green 38mm Standard Grating

Standard Grating

38mmx38mm mesh with 32mm*32mm open hole
Panel ThicknessWeight kg per panelPanel Size AvailableColour
38mm382026mm x 1035mmGrey/Green
38mm573017mm x 1035mmGrey/Green
38mm853660mm x 1220mmGrey/Green
25mm373017mm x 1035mmGrey/Green
25mm252026mm x 1035mmGrey/Green
25mm553660mm x 1220mmGrey/Green
50mmx50mm mesh with 42mm*42mm open hole
Panel ThicknessWeight kg per panelPanel Size AvailableColour
50mm903660mm x 1220mmGrey/Green
12mm22.53660mm x 1220mmGrey/Green

Solid Top GRP Grating Systems, also known as Glass Reinforced Plastic grating systems, are a type of composite grating with a solid surface rather than an open mesh design.

Their low maintenance and longevity make them a cost-effective choice for various applications including;-

  • Industrial flooring and walkways
  • Platforms and mezzanines
  • Water treatment facilities
  • Oil and gas installations

53mm solid top grating

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A solid grp sheet is bonded to the grp open mesh moulded GRP grating during the manufacture process. We do not normally have the solid top grating panels in stock but they are available on a short lead time of 5-7 days.

50mm x 50mm mesh with 42mm*42mm open grid underneath
Panel Thickness mmWeight Kg/PanelPanel Size AvailableColour
50mm1433660mm x 1220mmGrey

GRP (Glass Reinforced Plastic) moulded stair treads are a type of staircase component designed for safety, durability, and ease of installation. These treads are made by combining reinforced plastic with glass fibres.

GRP moulded stair treads are an excellent choice for ensuring the safety and durability of staircases in various settings including;-

  • Pedestrian bridges and walkways
  • Access stairs in public transportation stations
  • Fire escapes
  • Ramps and access points

GRP Moulded Stair Treads

Stair Tread Panel

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Stair treads have a different loading pattern to normal grating so Engineered Composites supplies from stock a special type of moulded grating designed for use as a tread or for the step-off point at the edge of a platform or walkway. The grating is a rectangular mesh to give additional strength across the width of the stair tread. It also includes a heavy nosing to carry the edge loading on the tread and to give extra grip. All these beneficial features means the stair treads meet all the requirements of BS4592.

The grating panel is 3660mm x 572mm wide with a nosing section on both long edges. This allows two treads widths to be cut from the panel at lengths to match the stair width.

Thickness mmMesh Size mm x mmPanel Size mm x mmColourWeight kg per panelSurface
3825 x 1003660 x 572mmGrey & Green35gritted anti-slip

Mini mesh GRP gratings, also known as mini-mesh grating panels, are a specific type of Glass Reinforced Plastic (GRP) grating known for their fine, closely spaced mesh design.

These panels offer unique properties and are commonly used in a range of applications including;-

  • Stair treads and landings
  • Pedestrian bridges
  • Water treatment plants
  • Oil and gas installations

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38mmx38mm mesh with 14mm*14mm open hole
Thickness mmWeight kg per panelPanel Size AvailableColour
38mm1194047mm x 1247mmGrey
30mm844047mm x 1247mmGrey
14mm504047mm x 1247mmGrey

Dished Washer- 45mm outer diameter, 8.38mm inner diameter
Dished Washer- 45mm outer diameter, 8.38mm inner diameter
M Clips for 38mm and 25mm Grating
M Clips for 38mm and 25mm Grating
Square clip for 25mm and 38mm Grating
Square clip for 25mm and 38mm Grating
C Clips for 25mm and 38mm Grating
C Clips for 25mm and 38mm Grating

Our GRP grating systems and GRP grating panels comply with relevant UK and Europe standards. All our GRP grating, anti-slip systems and flooring are fire retardant to ASTM E 84. We also adhere to the BS EN ISO 14122 Permanent Means of Access to Industrial Equipment and BS 4592 Industrial Flooring, Walkways and Stair Treads regulations.

GRP grating and flooring systems can be easily cut to shape, enabling installations to be completed quickly, even for the most complex schematics. Our products can be made to order in other resin systems, including vinyl ester for the ultimate corrosion and fire resistance.

What Are GRP Gratings Used For?

GRP Moulded Gratings are predominantly used for industrial platforms, bridges, and walkways. Although steel gratings are the traditional type of material used in many settings, GRP is fast becoming the superior alternative. GRP Moulded Gratings products supplied from Engineered Composites are effective within a variety of settings.

What Are The Main Features?

There are many outstanding features with Moulded Gratings that makes them the number one choice for industrial settings. They are corrosion-resistant and last beyond ten years without any maintenance required. They are also able to withstand all types of chemicals and weather conditions so they are more than sufficient for aggressive-type environments which may include chemical plants and oil rigs. Furthermore, they are also incredibly robust and sturdy which is another reason why GRP is the best option.

Are They Fire Resistant?

Yes, of course. All GRP Moulded Gratings supplied and delivered by Engineered Composites are fire-resistant to ASTM E 84 and BS476 Class 2.

What Are The Colour Options?

The three main colours that we currently have available are green, green and yellow which suit the majority of commercial and industrial environments perfectly. Panel size and panel thickness vary depending on your preferences and requests.

How long do GRP gratings last?

GRP gratings have a long service life due to their corrosion resistance and durability. They do not rust, rot, or degrade like metal gratings. With proper installation and maintenance, GRP gratings can last for many years, often up to a decade or even longer in some cases, making them a cost-effective and reliable choice for flooring and structural applications. Whether you're purchasing open mesh grating, or an alternate option, you can expect a long service life!

How do GRP gratings compare to steel gratings?

GRP gratings offer advantages over steel gratings. They are lighter in weight, corrosion-resistant, non-conductive, and require less maintenance. GRP gratings are also more comfortable to walk on, as they do not transfer heat like steel gratings. And of course, they offer a much better environmentally-friendly alternative so you'll also be doing your bit for a more sustainable future.

Can GRP gratings withstand harsh environments?

Yes, GRP gratings are highly resistant to corrosion caused by chemicals, moisture, and UV radiation. They can withstand harsh environments, including exposure to saltwater, making them suitable for marine or offshore applications. Engineered Composites also regularly supply GRP gratings for industrial use, for example, oil and gas.

Why Choose Engineered Composites For GRP  Grating Systems?

Engineered Composites are the UK’s leading supplier of GRP products. With over 35 years of experience behind us and a wealth of knowledge, we are in a great position to assist. Next-day delivery is possible on many occasions and quality materials are always guaranteed.

"This is an extremely professional company at the forefront of GRP Composite technology. Always willing to supply First Class advice and bespoke GRP solutions.'' Highly Recommended

Barry Eagle

"We've being using Engineered Composites services for over 10 years & long may it continue. Professional at all times & no issues with quality or prices. Great range & availability.''

Will Austin

"I have worked on many projects with Engineered Composites with a lot success, and professionalism, great company to work with''

Nick Johnson

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