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    FRP: Fiberglass Product Specifications   JAN-2016

 General Description:

  FRP product consisting of gelcoat, polyester resin, and glass fibers.

  The resin is a byproduct of oil, natural gas, sand and other materials. 

  It is weather resistant and can be used in hurricane and earthquake zones and can be submerged in water

  There are no specified sizes as all products are made from molds.  


 Architects Specifications


 Part One - General
 A. Description - Internal and exterior architectural detail and millwork shall be FRP - as distributed by Imperial Productions and Distribution Inc. 


 Part Two - Submittals
 A. Product Data: Submit manufacturer's descriptive literature, specifications, installation instructions and limited warranties.

 B. Warranty: Manufacturer's Limited One Year Warranty is to be submitted.

 C. Product Material Specifications: Obtain from the manufacturer for submission to the relevant building code authority.


 Part Three - Substitutions
 A. Substitutions from Imperial's specified architectural details and building components will be allowed only with the express written

       consent of the Owner or Architect.


 Part Four - Product Materials
 A. All interior/exterior FRP products as distributed by Imperial Productions & Distribution Inc.

 B. Imperial distributed products are vermin resistant and resistant to mold and mildew.


 Part Five - Delivery, Storage and Installation
 A. Deliver, store and install according to instructions as provided by Imperial Productions & Distribution Inc.

 B. Installation instructions as provided by Imperial Productions & Distribution Inc. are to be followed completely.

      Use only recommended Adhesive

      available from Imperial for installation in addition to mechanical fasteners.


  Material Specifications

 Physical Properties
 A. Light weight: only 2 to 3 lbs per square foot

 B. High strength and low weight combination.  Stronger than steel - lite enough to make installation fast

 C. Easy Part consolidation - can be used to create traditional multi-tiered and multi-part cornices, columns in one lift part

 D. Low to zero maintenance - long lasting

 E. Weather resistant strong enough to use in earthquake and hurricane zones

 F. Highly resistant for high impact areas such as shopping malls, public buildings

 G. Fire Resistant: Meets ASTM-E84 requirements - fire-retardant resins are used

 H. Can be submerged in water making it ideal for use in fountains and water displays

 I. Can be coated easily for desired color and texture



 Manufacturing Process: 

 It is manufactured in an open mold.  First the mold is sprayed with a gelcoat, a durable non-fading polyester coating.  The FRP matrix

 (resin and fiber) is then applied to the mold with a chopper gun or the hand lay up process.  The FRP is then compacted to remove

 excess air and allowed to cure.


 Building Codes

 As there are numerous dominant Building Codes in existence and practice throughout North America, in addition to the many State-level

 and Provincial codes, Imperial strongly urges  Specifiers and users to refer to their local codes as to the uses any building components.













 All Finishes are photo representations only and may vary in reality and there will be variances in production





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