Crane Outrigger Pad can hold up to 125,000 lb.

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FiberRigg is constructed with continuous glass fibers to provide strength and stiffness and also features polymer makeup to resist chemicals and water degradation. FRP composite pad can span soft areas while supporting high concentrated loads and has non-slip wear surface. Available in bio-resins, such as corn and soy, product features embedded nylon strap handles and can be ordered in safety yellow or custom colors, as well as circular shapes or rectangular with rounded corners.



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Composite Advantage's New Fiber Composite Crane Outrigger Pad Stronger, Lighter and More Cost Effective



DAYTON, Ohio - (June 1, 2009) - Composite Advantage LLC (CA) has introduced FiberRigg, a high-performance Fiber-Reinforced-Polymer (FRP) crane outrigger pad that outlasts wood pads and is more cost effective than UHMW plastic pads. Able to hold up to 125,000 pounds, FiberRigg is especially suited to any type of construction or building activity requiring the use of crane equipment.

Continuous glass fibers provide maximum strength and stiffness for enhanced safety while its polymer makeup resists chemicals and water degradation. Stronger, yet lighter for easy transportation and use, FiberRigg has a non-slip wear surface. The FRP composite pad can span soft areas while supporting high concentrated loads. Operators can achieve precise placement and enjoy optimum equipment performance without fear of shifting or tipping.

FiberRigg retains performance over its life cycle and is available in bio-resins such as corn and soy. The product features embedded nylon strap handles and can be ordered in safety yellow or custom colors, as well as circular shapes or rectangular with rounded corners. FiberRigg is offered in standard sizes and can be easily tailored to sizes specified by the customer. Minimum orders are not required and volume pricing is available.

CA is a leading manufacturer of very large fiber reinforced composite parts, up to 52 feet, for structurally demanding applications and corrosive environments. Composite Advantage has developed ground-breaking processing techniques and combined them with efficient manufacturing processes to give customers products that solve technical challenges. The advanced materials company primarily serves the infrastructure and construction industries, fabricating large, complex parts that incorporate the finishing and assembly details customers need to reduce installation costs. Composite Advantage products range from vehicle and pedestrian bridges and bridge decks, large structural walls, roofs and panels, to high performance pads and mats.

For more information about Composite Advantage visit: www.compositeadvantage.com

For more information about FiberRigg visit: www.compositeadvantage.com/products/pads.html

Technical Contact:
Scott Reeve
Ph 937-723-9031;
Fax 937-723-9034;
sreeve@compositeadvantage.com

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