Fiberglass Qualities are Inherently Superior to Steel, Plastic, Aluminum, & Wood The Top Choice for Cabinets, Lockers, & Storage Enclosures Fiberglass has earned a unique place in the manufacturing world, offering a wide range of advantages for numerous industrial applications.
High Strength to Weight Ratio – Fiberglass will maintain up to 25 times the strength of steel per pound. Where weight is a factor, fiberglass is an excellent substitute for metal, wood, or concrete utility cabinets.
Durability – The inherent strength of fiberglass gives it exceptional durability in demanding environments.
Molded Look – With sheet metal, you get a plain box. Fiberglass parts have sleek contours and a superior molded appearance with high visibility colors.
Dielectric – Fiberglass is non-conductive, RF transparent, and helps to insulate against electromagnetic fields, making fiberglass the obvious choice for electrical and electronic equipment storage cabinets.
Corrosion – Fiberglass is non-corrosive and has a much longer life expectancy when compared to a variety of construction materials. In highly corrosive environments, fiberglass is the preferred choice over metal, wood, or plastic utility cabinets.
Environmentally Tuff – A popular choice where exposure to harsh environments is a concern, fiberglass provides resistance to ultraviolet light, extreme temperatures, salt air, and a variety of chemicals, including most acids.
Pre-Finished – Fiberglass parts are gel-coated in their molds with a flat, semi-gloss, or high-gloss color eliminating the need for painting. In highly corrosive environments, gel-coats are much more durable than most paints.
Sound Deadening – Fiberglass provides superior acoustical properties when compared to plastic or metal. Various types of sound deadening materials can be laminated between high-strength layers of fiberglass matte to achieve the preferred level of sound deadening.
Stability – Fiberglass exhibits the least amount of expansion and/or contraction when compared to plastic, wood, or metal utility cabinets. Fiberglass parts have excellent dimensional stability and will hold their shapes under severe mechanical and environmental stresses.
Low Maintenance – Fiberglass utility cabinets require very little maintenance–no rust (metal utility cabinets), no painting (plastic storage cabinets), no wood rot (Wood cabinet enclosures). Tired of costly maintenance associated with repairing or replacing expensive equipment?