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Structural polymers for load bearing walls

Structural polymers for load bearing walls

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What is a good range of structural polymers that could be used to create form-molded, load-bearing walls of residential dimensions? They would need to be flexible, strong and suitable for marine applications? I am not an engineer but any technical specs are welcome. I am just exploring some ideas and possibilities. Thanks.

RE: Structural polymers for load bearing walls

To be considered structural, polymers need to be reinforced with fiberglass or other reinforcement. All polymers creep at loads far below ultimate. Thermosets are more common for structural applications than thermoplastics because they creep less. In the construction and marine industries polyester resin and fiberglass are the most common combination for composites.

RE: Structural polymers for load bearing walls

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Thanks, Compro! As I mentioned, I am not an engineer but I am quite clever and just didn't know where to start. There are a lot of materials out there ! Thanks for narrowing it down for me!

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