In the 1970’s, glass reinforced gypsum (GRG) brought a new dimension to innovation and design in the UK; being not only extremely flexible, but equally lightweight, strong and durable, it lent itself to all manner of shapes and creations for both structural support and interior design. Today GRG is used for a multitude of projects and designs, from standard formulations to bespoke mouldings for unique architectural features. Given the structural demands often associated with GRG, the high strength is obtained from average thicknesses of 5mm, incorporating chopped or woven glass fibres, or in continuous strand format. Being lighter and stronger than traditional plaster mouldings GRG has opened up a myriad of possibilities in terms of design and use.
For interiors, free from damp and water features, GRG is the ideal product for use where a durable, fire retardant product is required, such as ceilings, mouldings, domes, columns and customised shapes.
Your imagination is the only limitation – glass reinforced gypsum (GRG)
Taylor Hart constantly strive to bring new and ground-breaking products to its clients, and have a vast experience in working with GRG products, creating striking designs and spaces for their private and commercial clients; in fact, the bulkheads designed by Taylor Hart for Waitrose within the John Lewis Cheltenham store, are a classic example of the modern uses of glass reinforced gypsum (GRG) in public buildings.
Imagine the vast ceiling spans, domes, cornicing and coving in beautiful churches, theatres, hotels and private homes; such creations can be made cost effectively from glass reinforced gypsum (GRG) at a fraction of the cost of their traditional historic counterparts.
Whatever your needs, call our expert team at Taylor Hart today on 01676 522422 to discuss your requirements and we will be happy to answer any queries and advise you on the best product for your needs. Please visit our website where you can send an enquiry form if you have specific questions with regard to glass reinforced gypsum (GRG), or indeed any other products or services within our range such as partitions and dryling or passive fire protection. You can also check out our last blog update on Mineral fibre ceilings.
Our team look forward to hearing from you and are confident that you will find the quality of product, service and attention to detail second to none.
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