One of the most common questions asked is about the cost of Strongwell FRP products. Learn more below.
Even when only considering the material cost, Strongwell’s FRP materials are generally less than the cost of stainless steel. When factoring in the cost savings associated with easier and faster installation, and the reduced need for specialized equipment or labor, Strongwell FRP is far less expensive than stainless steel.
How does FRP compare to carbon steel in price?
Factoring in installation, handling, transportation, and other associated expenses, the total installed cost of FRP is less expensive than carbon steel. Additionally, the maintenance required for Strongwell FRP is much less than steel, making the lifetime cost dramatically less than that of carbon steel.
How does FRP compare to aluminum in price?
Factoring in installation, handling, transportation, and other associated expenses, the total installed cost of FRP is less expensive than aluminum. Additionally, the maintenance required for Strongwell FRP is much less, making the lifetime cost usually much lower than that of aluminum.
How does FRP compare to wood in price?
Customers comparing FRP with wood should evaluate the strength, rot resistance, and overall performance requirements for the application. While wood is an extremely inexpensive and common building material, Strongwell FRP is a much more durable alternative with numerous benefits over wood. Especially when factoring in the lifetime costs, structures built using FRP are often a less expensive option than traditional wood construction.