Want to know how Strongwell FRP performs against traditional materials? Do you wonder how long FRP lasts and what impact temperature has on it? Learn more below.
How does FRP compare to aluminum in strength?
How does FRP compare to wood in strength?
Please see EXTREN® vs. Structural Timber comparison flyer.
How does FRP handle hot and cold temperatures?
Temperatures must be taken into consideration during the structural design process. Refer to the Strongwell Design Manual for a chart showing changes in mechanical properties as the temperatures reach 125 degrees Fahrenheit and higher. Cold temperatures are generally of little concern unless below -60 degrees Fahrenheit.
What is the service life of Strongwell’s materials?
The service life of any particular product depends on the application in which it is installed. Generally speaking, Strongwell customers have reported products that are still in use after 25+ years of active service.