FRP Sheet Piles Introduction
Fiberglass composite piles include round/octagonal pipes and sheet piles. Round/octagonal pipes general diameters are from 8” to 14”, the length can be 4ft~20ft even 30ft.
Traditional pile materials are steel and aluminum. Fiberglass piles have advantages of resistant to insect, corrosion, light weight, fast transportation and easy installation, weatherproof, etc and it can last many years, so it is very cost effective in the long run.
There are three types of composite sheet piles, light piles, heavy duty sheet piles and super heavy duty piles. The length, width, wall thickness and materials will decide the strength of sheet pile. Common shapes of sheet piles are Z-pile and box pile.
Manufactures use polyester resin and vinyl resin when producing fiberglass pultruded sheet piles. In the pultruded sheet pile installation, besides sheet piles, accessories such as caps, wales, tie backs are necessary.
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