Fiberglass vs steel

Fiber Dowels / Fiberglass vs steel
Fiber Dowels - Fiberglass vs steel

Fiberglass products have many advantages over steel products, ranging from technical specifications to durability. We like to make it as easy as possible for you, below are some of the biggest differences between fiberglass and steel:

Fiber Dowels

Glasvezel

Diameter tolerance0,3 mm +/-
Density2000 kg/m3
Fiber volume content70% fibers
Tensile strength1000 Mpa
E-modulus54 Gpa
corrosion resistantYes
Weight400 gr
Higher tensile strength> 75%
Chloride and phosphate resistant600 – 1600 N/mm2
Chloride en fosfaat bestendigYes
Guidance radio wavesNo
Thermal conductivity0,25%
DiagmagneticYes
SustainabilityFull craddle to craddle
Fiber Dowels - Fiberglass vs steel

Staal

Diameter tolerance0,5 mm +/-
Density7800 kg/m3
Fiber volume content99% steel
Tensile strength250 Mpa
E-modulus210 Gpa
corrosion resistantNo
Weight1200 gr
Higher tensile strength> 75%
Chloride and phosphate resistant200 – 550 N/mm2
Chloride en fosfaat bestendigNo
Guidance radio wavesYes
Thermal conductivity48% tot 58%
DiagmagneticNo
SustainabilityFull craddle to craddle