GRP Composite Flat Sheet & Anti Slip Products

  • Tyndall Bridge, Cardiff

  • FybaTex Bridge Panels

  • Moulded Tongue and Groove Panels

  • Woodgrained FybaTex

  • Smooth Finished FybaTex Panels

  • Bell Street Police Station, Dundee

  • FybaTex in Various Finishes

GRP FYBATEX Panels are manufactured by combining hundreds of thousands of glass strands with pigmented thermoset UV resins, to produce an immensely strong and durable GRP whilst maintaining and attractive appearance.

These “through coloured” GRP panels are available in any RAL colour and with a number of finishes.

GRP Solid Colour Panels (Fybatex)

General Description

Nominal Weight of Panel


These are solid, through coloured GRP panels, designed for use in a general cladding and lining applications.  The are manufactured by combining hundreds of thousands of glass strands with pigmented thermoset U.V. resistant resins and gel-coats.
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Panel Size and Thickness

Panels can be manufactured to a maximum width of 1500mm and generally a length of 3500mm (however longer panels may be manufactured by special request).  Standard product range can be manufactured from 2.5mm thick upwards.  All FybaTex panels are manufactured within a dimensional and thickness tolerance.  Please contact the factory for particular details.

Fire Resistance

Products can be manufactured to different degree of fire resistance:

Fire rated resins may be more prone to U.V. degradation than general purpose resins, however this effect can be significantly minimized by specifying a U.V. leatherette or U.V. smooth surface coating.


Unlike other “Plastic” glazing products GRP will not drip, melt or soften in the event of fire.  For an explanation of the different ratings click here

Colour Range

Panels can be manufactured to the following:

  1. B.S. 4800 Colour Range
  2. B.S. 5252 Colour Range
  3. RAL Colour Range

A colour match service is also available.

Thermal Co-Efficient of Expansion:

30 x 10­^(-6) /Deg C
Note: Compared with many other plastics GRP has minimal expansion and contraction characteristics and will not bow and warp in extremes of temperature.

Thermal Conductivity:     0.2w/mK                     

Tensile Strength:              123MPa

Flexural Strength:             193 MPa

As standard, we used chopped-strand fiberglass… Flexural Strength can be enhanced by the addition of woven reinforcement if required.

Tensile Modulus:                7.1GPa

GRP is 7 times stronger than mild steel on a weight for weight basis

Cleaning, Maintenance & Installation:   

In order to achieve an ongoing desirable aesthetic effect, panels should be cleaned as part of a regular maintenance plan.  Panels can be cleaned by washing with soapy water, rinsed then wiped with a dry cloth avoiding smears – avoid using an abrasive medium on the surface of the panels.  Due to the wide range of installation options available, general advice should be sought from the factory as to the most suitable method for each application.  Exposed edges should be regularly re-coated with either a clear polyurethane varnish or a coloured topcoat supplied by the manufacturer.  “On-site” cuts and drill holes should be appropriately sealed in a similar fashion, and mastic can be used to fill or seal drill holes.

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