[-]  1. What is Resin Transfer Moulding?
This is an automated operation that combines compression, molding and transfer-molding processes. This combination has the good surface finish, dimensional stability and mechanical properties obtained in compression molding and the high-automation capability and low cost of injection molding and transfer molding.

[-]  2. How is it different from Compression Moulding?
Transfer molding (TM) (or resin transfer molding, RTM) differs from compression molding, since in TM the resin is inserted into the mold (or tool) which contains the layers of fibres or a preform, whereas in compression molding prepregs or molding compounds are in the mold which is then heated and pressure is applied. No further pressure is applied in TM.

[-]  3. Why to use FRP products?

FRP i.e., Fiber Reinforced Plastic is prepared from ceramic, glass, Kevlar, or carbon fibers which gets added to a polymer resin.

Reinforcing the plastic enables a wide variety of physical strengths and properties to be designed into the FRP composite. Ficom ensures selecting the correct fiber from a wide variety of reinforcements to meet its clients’ requirements.

Ficom will design the FRP composite to provide the characteristics needed to simulate the performance of traditional materials, such as wood, ceramics, metal, etc. The flexibility of FRP properties combined with Ficom’s expertise enables cost-effective design while eliminating the cost of over-engineering.

Durable FRP
Rot-proof, rust-proof, chemical-resistant, termite-proof and moisture-proof FRP is a wonderful substitute for traditional materials. UV resistance can be designed into products. Fiber reinforcement increases strength. Extremes of temperature and humidity will not affect FRP or Fiberglass.

Clean, Low-Maintenance FRP
FRP does not support the growth of bacteria or mold, thus reduces the need for frequent cleaning. Finishes can be smooth or embossed, either of which will clean as well as a #3 stainless steel finish.

Easier to lift, transport and install than some traditional materials, FRP is often chosen because it is light. Perfect when overall weight is an issue. Fiber reinforcement can add as much strength in some cases then heavier materials for which it is being substituted. Pound for pound Fiberglass is much stronger than steel.

Cost Effective
Fiberglass fabrication or FRP fabrication is the cost-effective solution for thousands of Architectural, Commercial and Industrial challenges. When considering your next project, look at the many reasons FRP can be the best solution.

Code requirements
FRP can be manufactured to meet code requirements in Building, Transportation, Commercial or other Industries. FRP will burn, as will wood or other building materials. Standard FRP composites emit dense smoke when burned; however, if low-smoke/no-ignition codes must be met, these properties can be designed into the resin.

So many industries are shifting over the FRP products because of its,