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Fiberglass Fabricators Manufacturers and Companies

IQS Directory provides an extensive list of fiberglass fabricators and suppliers. Utilize our website to review and source fiberglass fabricators with our easy-to-use features which allow you to locate fiberglass fabricators that will design, engineer, and manufacture fiberglass fabrication for your exact specifications. Our request for quote forms make it easy to connect with leading fiberglass fabricators. View company profiles, website links, locations, phone number, product videos, customer reviews, product specific news articles and other production information. We are a leading manufacturer directory who will connect you with the right manufacturers whether you are looking for glass thread fabricators, fiberglass reinforcement agents, or high pressure glass fabricators.

  • Mobile, AL

    All Plastics and Fiberglass, Inc. specialize in high quality, competitively priced fiberglass fabricators, in addition to ducts & stacks, piping systems, platform & siding, hoods & vents, grating, structural shapes & much, much more. For more information about All Plastics and Fiberglass, Inc. & the services and products it offers, please call today or go to their helpful website.

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  • Lake Mills, WI

    We are confident we can manufacture fiberglass solutions that are ideal for your applications. Our company is recognized as a trustworthy fiberglass fabricator and our products are a testament to our commitment to quality. These items come with our full support. Just let our competent staff know how we could best serve you! Check out our website for more details.

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  • Tampa, FL

    McNichols Company is committed to customer satisfaction which includes service, quality and performance. Fiberglass products include Molded Fiberglass Stair Tread Covers, and Fiberglass Handrail Components. Our sales and operations staff are experts in the industry, and aim to meet stringent standards and exceed customer expectations. Please see our website for more information.

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  • Lonoke, AR

    At Grace Composites, we are dedicated to providing our clients with outstanding craftsmanship on all of their fiberglass fabrications. We offer standard products in addition to completely custom fabricating services to meet your needs. We have the skill to create CAD shop drawings and cut sheets for all types of piping systems & custom fittings. With over 150 years combined experience in shop management & engineering, it is easy to see the value Grace Composites can offer on your next project.

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  • Winfield, WV

    GEF Incorporated is a fiberglass fabricator specializing in fiberglass fixed and caged industrial ladders, fiberglass cover systems, fiberglass grating and structural fabrication. GEF provides maintenance-free, corrosion-resistant, cost-effective fiberglass fabrication.

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  • Newnan, GA

    Century Composites is a major manufacturer and stocking supplier of fiberglass components and fiberglass gratings including stair treads, tread covers, deck top gratings, mesh, hold-down clips and grit plates. We also produce custom fiberglass and thermoplastic materials.

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Fiberglass Fabricators: Riding The Wave

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businessIndustry Information

Fiberglass Fabricators

Fiberglass fabricators manufacture shapes, products and materials that are composed of glass threads used as reinforcement agents. Fiberglass is made when molten glass is extruded through ultra-fine openings under high pressure and heat. This creates glass threads that are chopped, woven into a mat or spun to make wool. Fiberglass has a high strength-to-weight ratio and is scratch, chemical and temperature resistant.

Fiberglass fabricators use limestone, silica, strand feldspar and borax to make standard fiberglass, often mixing these with vinyl, polyester, epoxy or Furan, which are thermoplastic resins. This forms a fiberglass composite, sometimes referred to as fiberglass, but officially called fiberglass reinforced plastic (FRP). Fiberglass is a popular alternative to many materials because of its high strength to weight ratio, making it easier to transport, install and handle. There are seven main types of fiberglass used today. These include E-glass, the most common and used for fiberglass reinforced plastics, A-glass, which has little boron oxide, E-CR-glass, which has a high acid resistance, C-glass, used for glass staple fibers, D-glass, which has a high dielectric constant, R-glass, which has high mechanical properties and S-glass, which has a high tensile strength.

The manufacturing process begins with the glass threads. They are either manufactured into fibers or wool. To make wool out of fiberglass, after the molten glass is pushed through a rapidly spinning container with little holes, a hot gust of air or gas converts the threads into fibers. The fibers are interlaced with each other, resulting in a mound of fleecy material. Fiberglass reinforced plastics are manufactured one of three different ways, depending on the shape of the product being formed. Molds, often called mandrels, in the form of the desired product shape are used during this process. Heat and pressure help form layers of the composite materials to the mold. The fiberglass reinforcement layer is composed of either chopped strand mats or woven glass fibers. The resin material is either sprayed or rolled onto the mold. For shapes that are round, like tanks and pipes, a centrifugal molding method is used. Open molding uses a single mold. The first layer, a gel coat, is applied and let dry. Next, the fiberglass material is rolled on as well as the spray-on resin material. Closed molding is similar to open molding but uses a mold consisting of two different, separate parts. The gel and fiberglass layers are applied to one mold, and the other mold is then pressed against it. Next, the resin is injected in molten form. This method is used for parts like panels and corrugated sheets that are smooth on both sides.

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