GRP Products FAQ's

What does GRP stand for?

GRP stands for Glass Reinforced Polyester (GRP). It is a composite material, or fibre-reinforce polymer, created using a plastic reinforced by fine fibres made of glass. The composite material is commonly referred to as Fibreglass.

Why use GRP?

GRP is the ideal material for producing items where durability, flexibility of design and a lightweight product is required. JLM Composites can replicate virtually any architectural feature using GRP. The lightness of the installation means that it can be fitted to a non-load bearing roof or other structure, cutting out heavy manual handling problems. The finished product is natural looking, long lasting and maintenance free.

Will using GRP save time?

Due to many of the properties associated with GRP products, strength, weight etc, considerable time can be saved in the installation process.

Are GRP products durable?

GRP products have a lifespan of 25-100 years and offer the opportunity to significantly reduce or eliminate life cycle costs. They require very little or no maintenance as they do not rust or rot, and over their life cycle require no replacing, repainting, or repairing.

What material will be used in the construction of GRP?

GRP is a composite material made up of polyester resin reinforced with glass fibres. The composite can then be moulded to take on virtually any shape or finish. The glass fibres give the product its lightweight yet hardwearing qualities. It is non-corrosive making it ideal for the construction of building features such as cupolas or chimneys.

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