Fiberglass vs Steel

 

 

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Fiberglass

Diameter tolerance

0.3 mm +/-

Density

2000 kg/m3

Fiber volume content

70% fibres

Tensile strength

1000 Mpa

E-modulus

50 Gpa

corrosion resistant

Yes

Weight

1900 mg

Load transfer

>75%

Higher tensile strength

600 - 1600 N/mm2

Chloride and phosphate resistant

Yes

Guidance radio waves

No

Thermal conductivity

0,25%

Diagmagnetic

Yes

Sustainability

Full craddle to craddle
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Steel

Diameter tolerance

0.5 mm +/-

Density

7800 kg/m3

Fiber volume content

99% steel

Tensile strength

250 Mpa

E-modulus

210 Gpa

corrosion resistant

No

Weight

7800 mg

Load transfer

>75%

Higher tensile strength

200 - 550 N/mm2

Chloride and phosphate resistant

No

Guidance radio waves

Yes

Thermal conductivity

48% to 58%

Diagmagnetic

No

Sustainability

Full craddle to craddle

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Fiberglass vs Steel

  • 4 times lighter

  • Up to 5 times faster placed
  • Cheaper in transport

  • No corrosion possible

  • Longer life span