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Re: Fiberglass, Structural Shapes, Properties, Costs

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Stewart, Warren wrote:
> 
> I need information on available fiberglass structrual shapes (panels,
> I-beams, tubes, etc), producers of same, design criteria and costs.
> Looking at 16 foot long beams spanning 4 to 5 feet (i.e., continuous
> spans), up to 12 or 18 inches deep, and carrying about 2 to 3 kips per
> foot (heavy loads).  Anybody has recent experience or can point me in
> right direction?  Thanks
> 
> Warren Stewart, SE
> Frederic R. Harris, Inc.

You might want to talk to Hardcore DuPont Composites in New Castle DE,
(302)427-9250, fax 427-9252.  Ask for George Tunis.  Hardcore targets
infrastructure apps, such as bridges and marine.