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Architectural Fiberglass, Inc.


8300 Bessemer Ave.
Cleveland, OH 44127-1839
Phone: 216-641-8300 - Fax: 216-641-8150 - Toll Free: 888-483-1775
E-Mail: sales@fiberglass-afi.com

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Fiberglass (FRP) Properties


Typical Fiberglass Properties
Flexural strength, psi 16,000 to 32,000
Flexural modulus, psi 0.8 to 1.4 x106
Tensile strength, psi 9,000 to 18,000
Tensile modulus, psi 0.8 to 1.4 x106
Elongation 1.0% to 2.5%
Compressive strength, psi 15,000 to 25,000
Impact strength izod, lb./in. of notch 4 to 12
Specific gravity 1.0 to 1.8
Density, lbs./ft.3 80 to 110
Continuous heat resistance 150 to 350
Thermal Coefficient of Expansion, in/in/Fx 10-12 to 20
Barcol hardness 40 to 60

Properties of a typical 1/8" glass mat laminate using specific fire retardant resin
Flexural strength, psi @ 77 degrees F 28,000
Flexural modulus, psi @ 77 degrees F 1.07 x 106
Tensile strength, psi @ 77 degrees F 16,800
Elongation 2.2%
Barcol hardness 45 to 50
Glass content 31%
Specific gravity 1.62
ASTM E-84 (tunnel test) <25
UL Subject 94 V-O


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