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Cordova Park Observation Tower is Still a Winner After 20 Years

Nov 27, 2019

Rated as the #1 thing to do in Otley, IA, by a major travel website, the 123-foot …

Case Study: FRP Supports Turnkey Solution for Gas Monitoring Stations

May 28, 2019

For decades it has been well known throughout the hydrocarbon community that natural gas is plentiful. The task …

Case Study: Foam Core Structure Isolates Toxic Chemical For Worker Safety

Feb 12, 2019

The production of the chemical phosgene used in the manufacture of polycarbonate must be carefully monitored and controlled, …

Case Study: Fiberglass Gives Shoe Tannery a New Lace on Life

Feb 12, 2019

A U.S. leather tannery which provides leathers to a major American heavy work boot manufacturer needed a long …

Case Study: Stair Tread Stands the Test of Time Over 20 Years

Feb 11, 2019

In 1993, a manufacturing company in Virginia installed a set of FRP stairs made with EXTREN® structural shapes …

Case Study: Fiberglass Test Platforms Win Worker Approval

Jan 24, 2019

TK Valve, a division of Dresser Industries, has learned the value of fiberglass from their machine operators. Fiberglass grating …

Case Study: Fiberglass Grating and Handrail Take the Shock Out of Electricity

Jan 23, 2019

140,000 amps of DC electricity flow through transformers that power the aluminum manufacturing process at Intalco Aluminum in …

Case Study: DURADEK® Grating Provides Subfloor in Hazardous Materials Storage Structure

Jan 22, 2019

DURADEK® fiberglass grating is the subfloor of a building designed for hazardous materials storage. The building (Model 22S), …

Case Study: FRP Withstands Corrosive Environment

Jan 22, 2019

In 2009, the city of Phoenix needed to install a walking surface at a lift station that houses …

Case Study: Fiberglass Tank Loading Platform Handles Corrosive Materials with Ease

Nov 28, 2018

This all-fiberglass tank loading platform fabricated of EXTREN® Series 625 has a cantilevered 3′ x 6′ walkway section …