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Slippery Entrance gets Non-slip FRP Upgrade

For years, residents had to contend with a dangerous, slippery entrance to and from the carpark. The area is exposed to the elements and Many options were tried including rubber mats, tile coating and etching. Nothing came close to solving the problem until the guys at Makerite Contracting thought outside the box and contacted FRP Engineering.

The decision was made to install 15mm thick FRP mesh to the affected area with a custom aluminium surround. The FRP mesh is manufactured using a premium grade resin which has been developed for uninterrupted exposure to both weather and UV. The square mesh surface and the gritted finish satisfy the slip resistance requirements even in the harshest of winter downpours.

  • Long service life
  • Low to no maintenance
  • Will not rust, rot or warp
  • Low install costs
  • Slip resistant

FRP Products for non-slip Entrance
FRP Products for non-slip Entrance

For more information, please contact FRP Engineering.

FRP Machinery and Equipment Guards

As a child, you were always told to “keep your hands away from that, it’s dangerous”. It doesn’t stop when you get into the workforce.

AS 4024.1601—2006 “Design of controls, interlocks and guarding—Guards— General requirements for the design and construction of fixed and movable guards”

Most employers today have at least a basic understanding of safety issues and accept that their employees are one of the company’s biggest assets. But many still see machine guarding expenditure as a necessary evil rather than a key investment that can really help deliver improved productivity.

Poorly designed or maintained guards encourage operators, maintenance staff and management to bypass them, which can compromise quality and significantly increase risks. Whilst design is important, the materials used can be equally as important. It is no use having the best designed guarding system on the market if it corrodes and requires constant attention and maintenance.

FRP guards are strong yet lightweight and are easily adaptable to be used in most guarding systems. It’s corrosion resistant properties make it an ideal choice in wet, or moisture laden applications. Being electromagnetically transparent and non-conductive is an advantage around both high and low voltage machinery.

FRP machinery & equipment guards

For more information, please contact FRP Engineering.

South Lakes Dolphins Equipment Cage

FRP Engineering was approached by the South Lakes Dolphins Swimming Club to help them find a way to corral all the swimming equipment they need. Normally the equipment was left lying around where it was getting lost or damaged. Traditional materials like steel or timber were too heavy and cumbersome for the coaching staff and swimmers to move around and were likely to corrode in a short time, so an enterprising parent came to FRP Engineering.

Using FRP Walkway mesh at 15mm thickness, we were able to custom fabricate a cage that is light, secure and will not corrode in the Chlorine rich environment of the swimming arena. Normally used for Roof Walkway, this grating was the perfect product for this application.

FRP Engineering has 15 years of experience helping clients in the use of FRP Materials for unique situations. Our Design team are the experts in Fibre Reinforced Polymer Fabrication.

Equipment Cage
Equipment Cage