The Stadeck panel is said to be lightweight and heavy-duty.
The Stadeck panel is said to be lightweight and heavy-duty.

Chemicals company Sabic has launched a glass fiber reinforced plastic panel for the building and construction industry.

The Stadeck panel is said to be lightweight and heavy-duty, making it suitable for a range of construction applications and building techniques.

The panel also has weather and chemical resistance, anti-slip properties and improved fire behavior. Stadeck panels are NEN-EN 12811-1 certified which makes them suitable for scaffolding applications.

When compared to standard wooden planks, the panels have improved recyclability and weight savings, which can be up to 60%.

 The new panels are suitable for scaffolding, frame works decking, fencing, floodwalls, jetties, sheathing, and wheel chair ramps. Stadeck panels is also are also suitable for temporary applications such as flooring at events and festivals.

The panels can be produced in different colors such as wood, stone and grass variated colors - and come in gauge 55 mm; width 230 mm and lengths of 3,000 mm and 6,000 mm, while customised lengths are also available.

This story is reprinted from material from Sabic, with editorial changes made by Materials Today. The views expressed in this article do not necessarily represent those of Elsevier.