Fiberglass Rod

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Fiberglass rods have diverse applications in agriculture, construction, and electrical industries due to their exceptional properties like high strength and UV resistance.

However, specific performance requirements demand customized raw materials. In the market, many fiberglass rods don’t meet these specialized needs.

Luckily, our factory offers a broad range of general fiberglass rod types, ensuring you find a perfect fit. Let me help you understand the distinctions between these types, enabling you to locate the precise fiberglass rod that fulfills your requirements.

Prices for some commonly used dimensions

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Diameter (mm)Weight (kg/M)MOQ (M)Price (USD)
30.01377675200000.13 – 0.18
50.03826875100000.34 – 0.46
70.0750067550000.64 – 0.9
7.90.09553410850000.81 – 1.15
80.09796850000.83 – 1.18
9.50.13815018850001.174 – 1.658
100.15307550001.3 – 1.76
120.22042850001.88 – 2.54
12.70.24689466850002.1 – 2.84

How are fiberglass rods produced

Here are the production steps for fiberglass rods:

Step 1: Calculate Yarn Quantity – Determine the required amount of fiberglass yarn based on the rod size and the resin-to-fiber ratio.

Step 2: Yarn Impregnation – Thoroughly saturate the fiberglass yarn with resin, ensuring a strong bond.

Step 3: Excess Resin Removal – Extrude and remove any excess resin, achieving the optimal resin content in the yarn.

Step 4: Pre-forming – Place the prepared yarn into pre-forming molds, preparing it for the subsequent molding process.

Step 5: Heat Curing – Transfer the pre-formed yarn into the molding molds and subject it to a heat-curing process. The high temperature causes the resin to solidify, transforming the yarn into a sturdy fiberglass rod.

What size of fiberglass rod can we make

OD (mm)OD (inch)OD (mm)OD (inch)
1.90.07420.079
30.11840.157
50.19760.236
6.351/470.276
85/1690.354
9.53/8100.393
110.433120.472
12.71/2140.551
150.59160.63
17.511/16180.708
200.78721.50.85
220.86625.41
281.1301.181
321.26381.496
401.57421.653
451.771502
522.05552.165

Application of fiberglass rod

Due to its exceptional performance advantages, fiberglass rods have found extensive applications across more than ten industries. These include aerospace, railway, decorative architecture, home furniture, advertising display, craft gifts, building materials, sanitary ware, yacht berthing, sports materials, and environmental sanitation engineering. The versatility and versatility of fiberglass rods have garnered high praise and made them highly sought-after in the material industry of the new era.

Compared to traditional materials, FRP products offer significant improvements in performance, usability, and lifespan. They are highly moldable, allowing for customization and easy color deployment according to specific needs. This versatility has endeared fiberglass rods to businesses and sellers, resulting in a growing market share. The future prospects for fiberglass rods are promising, with expanding opportunities and increasing demand in various industries.

Factors affecting the performance of glass fiber rods

The performance of fiberglass rods is influenced by various factors, including the selection of raw materials and production processes. In addition to choosing the appropriate fiberglass yarn, resin, and fillers, production parameters such as pulling or extrusion speed, heating temperature, resin impregnation, fiber orientation, and post-curing processes play a crucial role. By carefully controlling these factors, manufacturers can optimize the mechanical properties, thermal stability, and chemical resistance of fiberglass rods. Therefore, precise control and proper management of these factors during the production process are key to achieving the desired performance of fiberglass rods.

To gain in-depth understanding of the factors influencing the performance of fiberglass rods, please click on the following article:

Features of fiberglass rod

Lightweight and High Strength

Fiberglass rods are renowned for their exceptional combination of light weight and high strength. With a relative density of approximately 1.9, they weigh only 1/4 to 1/5 of carbon steel, yet possess comparable or even superior tensile strength. This makes fiberglass rods ideal for applications that require weight reduction, such as aviation, rocketry, spacecraft, and high-pressure vessels. Certain epoxy FRP variants can achieve impressive strengths, with some exceeding 400 MPa in tensile, flexural, and compressive tests.

Good corrosion resistance

FRP is a good corrosion-resistant material, which has good resistance to atmosphere, water, general concentration of acid, alkali, salt, a variety of oils and solvents. It has been applied to all aspects of chemical anti-corrosion and is replacing carbon steel, stainless steel, wood, non-ferrous metals, etc.

Excellent Insulation Performance

Fiberglass rods demonstrate exceptional insulation properties, making them an excellent choice for insulation applications. They exhibit strong dielectric characteristics that remain effective even at high frequencies. Moreover, fiberglass rods possess excellent microwave transmission capabilities, making them widely utilized in areas such as radomes. Their superior insulation performance ensures reliable electrical insulation and efficient signal transmission in various applications.

Superior Thermal Performance

FRP exhibits low thermal conductivity, measuring only 1.25 ~ 1.67 kJ/(m·h·K) at room temperature, which is just 1/100 ~ 1/1000 of metals. This exceptional thermal insulation property makes FRP an excellent choice for thermal insulation applications. It is particularly effective in providing thermal protection and resistance to ablation in cases of instantaneous ultra-high temperatures. For instance, it can safeguard spacecraft from the erosive effects of high-speed airflow exceeding 2000°C.

Versatile Design Capability

FRP offers exceptional design flexibility, allowing for the creation of various structural products tailored to specific requirements. This adaptability ensures that products maintain excellent integrity. Materials can be carefully selected to meet desired performance criteria, including corrosion resistance, transient high-temperature resistance, specific directional strength, excellent dielectric properties, and more.

Exemplary Manufacturing Techniques

The manufacturing process for FRP enables flexible selection based on product shape, technical specifications, usage, and quantity. The simplicity of the process allows for one-time molding, resulting in outstanding cost-effectiveness. This is particularly advantageous for producing complex-shaped products or small batch quantities, highlighting the technological superiority of FRP manufacturing.

How to place an order

We are delighted that you are interested in our products. To place an order, please fill out the form below with your desired product specifications, such as diameter, length, color and so on. We will then calculate the product price and send it to you as soon as possible. We will also need your address to estimate the shipping cost for you. Kindly note that we are a factory and we have a minimum order quantity of around 1000pcs for each product. However, we are happy to offer you some samples for your evaluation.

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