Structural Fiberglass Mezzanine
Properties of Structural Fiberglass Mezzanine Floors
Understructure of Structural Fiberglass Mezzanines
Structural fiberglass shapes that are generally pultruded. Structural fiberglass uses I-beam columns.
Mezzanine Floor Stairs, Gates, and Handrail
Common Stairs for structural fiberglass mezzanines: OSHA and BOCA.
Common Handrail for structural fiberglass mezzanines: Horizontal 2 and 3 Rail. Common Gates for structural fiberglass mezzanines: Lift Out, Swing, and Sliding Gates.
Decking Options for a Structural Fiberglass Mezzanine Floor
Common varieties of decking for structural fiberglass mezzanines: Fiberglass Bar Grating.
Finishes for Structural Fiberglass Mezzanines
Benefits of Fiberglass Mezzanine Floors
Fiberglass mezzanines won't rust or contaminate. They can be immersed in water and easily washed down. Structural fiberglass color won't ever "chip off" because it is molded into the fiberglass.
Drawbacks of Fiberglass Mezzanine Floors
Fiberglass mezzanines are comparative to carbon steel in price, but typically 30-60% lower than stainless steel depending on steel prices. Fiberglass systems have more "give" than steel, and components such as handrails may have a bit of sway.
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