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Inspection of FRP Cleaning and Painting

Introduction – Fiber Reinforced Plastic (FRP) surfaces undergo both chemical and physical aging during their useful life.  Designers and manufacturers may specify that FRP surfaces be coated as a maintenance strategy to prolong its service life and/or improve its aesthetic qualities.  A wide variety of generic coating types can be applied to FRP surfaces.  For …

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Surface Preparation and Coatings for FRP

Introduction – If Fiber Reinforced Plastic (FRP), also known as glass reinforced plastic (GRP), is specified to be coated, the appropriate coatings must be selected and the surface properly prepared, to assure long-term performance. Why Coat Fiberglass? FRP is frequently used in highly corrosive environments as it is inherently corrosion resistant and does not rust …

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Inspection of the FRP Fabrication Process

Introduction – Fiber Reinforced Plastic (or polymer) is known as FRP.  It may also be referred to as GRP (glass reinforced plastic), which is the same material.  As the name for GRP suggests, glass fibers are used to provide the reinforcement, although carbon fibers are used for specific high-performance applications, such as structures requiring a …

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