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Material Specifications

 

 

 2 Types   REX SERIES       DUCHESS

                REGENT SERIES

 

 

 

  FRP: Fiberglass Product Specifications  Mar-18

  Rex Series

  General Description:

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

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

  submerged in water

  All products are made from molds and design can be created by Imperial Production or

  supplied drawing from specifier

 

 

  Architect Specification - Rex Series

 Part One - General
 A. Description - Internal and exterior architectural detail and millwork shall be Rex Series 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 Specification - Rex Series

 

  Material Specifications   Flame Retardant Polyester Resins

  Class 1 Flame Spread per ASTM-E84 without addition of synergistic such as antimony trioxide

  Resin can be classified as high strength.    Low Viscosity, exhibits wet-out properties and low

  drainage when applied to surfaces.  It is formulated with 35% styrene. 

 

  Applied in hand lay-up, spray up, filament wound, and infused application processes. 

 

 

 a) Mechanical Properties for Casting 

 Property

 Value(SI)

 Value (US)

 Method

 Tensile Strength:

 77MPa

 11,200 psi

 ASTM-D638

 Tensile Modulus

 3.5GPa

 5.1 x 10(5)  psi

 ASTM-D638

 Tensile Elongation

 2.7%

 2.7%   

 ASTM-D638

 Flexural Strength

120MPa

 17,800 psi

 ASTM-D790

 Flexural Modulus

 3.5 GPa

 5.1x10(5) psi

 ASTM-D790

 Heat Distortion Temp

 68c

 156F

 ASTM-D648

 b) Mechanical Properties for 36% Glass Laminate

 Property

 Value(SI)

Value (US)

 Method

 Tensile Strength

 112 MPa

 16,200 psi

 ASTM-D638

 Tensile Modulus

 7.4 GPa

 1.1 x 10 (6) psi

 ASTM-D638

 Flexural Strength

 179 MPa

 25,900 psi

 ASTM-D790

 Flexural Modulus

 6.5 GPa

 9.5 x 10 (5) psi

 ASTM-D790

 

 

 

 

 

 Optional: UV resistance to Radiation

 Standard mix can be improved by adding up to 1% CYASORB  UV-9 ultraviolet screener

 

 

 

 

  Flame Test - Rex Series

 

  E-84 Tunnel Test - Panel Thickness .086 inches - Class 1 FSI      ASTM-E84

 

  E-84 Tunnel Test - Panel Thickness .0666 inches - Class 1 FSI  

 

  E-162 Radiant Heat Source Flammability    Value 20    ASTM-E162

 

  E-662 Optical Smoke Density Flaming Exposure   .22 @ 1.5 minutes   ASTM-E662

                                                                                   41 @ 4 minutes

 

  E-662 Optical Smoke Density Non-Flaming Exposure  .14 @ 1.5 minutes

                                                                                          8.2 @ 4 minutes   ASTM-E662

 

  Toxic Gas Generation Flaming Exposure   SMP 800c

     CO (ppm) Max / Avg   443 / 363

     CO2 (ppm) Max/Avg   4105 / 3272

     SO2  (ppm) Max/Avg   4 / 3

 

 

  Toxic Gas Generation Non-Flaming Exposure   SMP 800c

     CO (ppm) Max / Avg   30 / 20

     CO2 (ppm) Max/Avg   194 / 182

      SO2  (ppm) Max/Avg   6 / 5

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Regent Series

  FRP: Fiberglass Product Specifications  JUL-20

 

  General Description:

  Regent Series 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

  All products are made from molds and design can be created by Imperial Production or

  supplied drawing from specifier - see our levels of service click here   

 

 Architects Specifications

 

 Part One - General
 A. Description - Internal and exterior architectural detail and millwork shall be Regent Series 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 Class 1 Fire Rated 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

 

 j) Glass Fiber - Glass content 20 to 32%

 

 k) Gelcoat 18mils thick UV resistant

 

 l) Laminate - nominal thickness of 3/16" (.48cm)

   Specify additional thickness for required structural integrity

 

 

 

 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.

 

 

 

 FRP: FIBERGLASSTM Finishes   

 1) Unfinished Sanded Gelcoat

 2) Prefinished (ie Finish 1 to 5

 3) Factory applied Urethane

 4) Simulated Stone

 

    

   

    

  

 

 

 All Finishes are photo representations only and may vary in reality and there 

 will be variances in production

 

 

 

 

 

 Duchess Series

 Fiberglass (FRP) Product Specifications Updated Mar 2018

    

 General Description:

 Duchess Series Fiberglass Columns are lite weight but extremely strong providing an economy for

 installation but the necessary strength for construction.  

 Manufactured with a spray up fiberglass method.

 

  Material Properties:

  Fiberglass and Resin Materials

 

 A) Glass cloth, matt and "chop" shall be equal to the products of PPG-Owens Corning.

 

 B) Polyester Resins shall be Class A.  The Resin will be flame retardant promoted thixotropic

      polyester resin designed for use in hand lay-up and spray processes.  The resin is specifically

     formulated for use in applications that require an ASTM-84 Class 1 flame spread rating,

     without the use of fillers or antimony trioxide, with an ASTM-84 flame spread rating of 10

     unfilled

 

 C) Gel Coat shall be part of system specified at a .015" to .025" thickness

 

 D) Final ratio materials shall be 25% fiber, 75% resin for the body of components

 

 E) Shaft thickness shall be 1/8" to 1/4" depending on size

 

 F)  Allowable Tolerances

     i) Wind Load Resistance

         FRP Components when installed shall resist all wind loading

         as per the minimum wind loading requirements as the Standard Building Code

         It is necessary to use hurricane brackets and related hardware as per the code such

         as Simpson Strong Ties

 

     ii) Dimensional Tolerances of  Finished units.

         (1) Dimensions 10 Feet or under +- 1/4" 

         (2) Dimension 10 Feet to 20 Feet  +- 3/8"          

 

 Material Physical Properties:                               Typical Range

 A) Flexural Strength psi @ 77 degrees F    =   15,000 to 20,000

 

 B) Flexural Modulus psi @ 77 degrees F    =   550,000 to 700,000

 

 C) Tensile Strength psi @ 77 degrees F      =   10,000 to 18,000

 

 D) Tensile Modulus psi @ 77 degrees F     =  700,000 to 850,000

 

 E) Barcol Hardness =  45 to 55                                  

 

 F) Glass content 0/0 = 24% to 29.5%

 

 G) Compression Strength psi =  15,000 to 20,000

 

 H) Water Absorption  =  .04% to .05%

 

  I)  Thermal Expansion (in inches/feet)   =   .000011 to .000012

 

  Flammability Properties  (1/8" Glass Mat Laminate)

 

   A) ASTM-E84 Tunnel Test = 10 (unfilled)

 

   B) HLT-15 Rating = 100

 

   C) ASTM-D635-74  =  AEB <1.0 CM, ATB < 5 sec.

 

   D) ASTM D-2863-74  Oxygen Index = 36.6

  

 

 

 Building Codes

 As there are numerous dominant Building Codes in existence and practice throughout

 North America and the world, 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 before buying product.

 

 Fiberglass columns are sold as building components not finished goods. 

 

 Manufacturers Limited Warranty:

 Fiberglass columns are warranted to be free of structural defect to the original purchaser for a

 one year period.  Manufacturing will replace any column that has failed as a result of defective

 material or workmanship.  The manufacturer will not be liable for more than the original purchase

 price of the said column.  Manufacturing does not warrant against cost of replacement or damages

 resulting from replacement of the defective column.  It is the responsibility of the customer to

 ensure the columns purchased are designed for their particular installation.  Any deviation from the

 standard installation voids all warranties. 

 

 

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