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Can molded fiberglass grating hold weight?

fiberglass platformsIf you’re looking for reliable flooring in an area prone to liquids sometimes covering walkways, molded fiberglass grating could be the ticket! This type of grating is composed of resin and glass fiber that is kept continuously kept wet and interlaced through a mold to create the grating. But can that hold the weight of heavy machinery and a fully staffed crew at the same time?

The durability of the molded fiberglass is incredibly durable and can hold its own under massive amounts of weight and not fracture or break. There is also the option to upgrade to a “High Load Capacity Molded Grating," and this ensures that the heaviest of equipment plus the workforce behind the machines, will be supported.

As well as being able to withstand the weight of a fully staffed factory floor, it also gives a non-slip surface  to avoid dangers slips and falls. There are two different type of top surfaces; a grit top which is a “quartz grit anti-slip surface” and a meniscus top which is a “concave, half-moon cross section with no grit." It is recommended to go with a top grit top surface as it provides extra safety coverage for hazardous areas.

These types of flooring and top surfaces can withstand even the most corrosive of environments. Some of the best places for molded fiberglass grating are paper mills, chemical plants, basically, anywhere that have to deal with chemical corrosion of any sort. This also stands for facilities that work with oils or various other liquids that will undoubtedly come into contact with the floor at some point.

The gratings can also range from a small room to an entire floor and more, as well as offering smaller holes in the grating for a handicap accessible option. Investing in molded fiberglass grating will save from costly floor repairs and eliminate a high risk for potential on the job injuries via slips and falls. Protect your work environment today!