Comparison

Monaco Distributors provides both molded and pultruded grating. The following table provides help in selecting the better grating for applications.

Characteristic/Application Powergrid® molded grating Powergrid® pultruded grating
Chemical resistance Excellent Good
Bi-direction strength Excellent Not recommended
Uni-direction strength Very Good Excellent
Impact resistance Excellent Average
Weight saving versus steel Excellent Excellent
Open area (air flow, light penetration) Excellent (70%-80%) Good (40%-60%)
Panel size available Excellent Excellent
Pipe penetrations Excellent Average
Safety Excellent Excellent

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