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Eco-Lite 10

Industrial Grade Fibreglass Reinforced Translucent Roofing

 

Introduction

Eco-Lite 10 roofing has been specifically developed to combat the effect of ultra-violet rays and atmospheric pollutants. Utilising major technical advances developed by FGW Corporation and its suppliers. Eco-Lite 10 as a cost effective product encompassing a purpose developed composite resin system.

Eco-Lite 10 sheeting provides excellent spanning capabilities, light transmission and low thermal expansion. Both the exposed and underside surfaces are protected by our standard film.

 

Main features

  • 10 year performance warranty.
  • Surface erosion properties.
  • Resistance to common place chemicals.
  • Non delamination surface technology

 

Profiles

Eco-Lite 10 is available in stock profiles Trimdek and Corrugated with all other profiles easily manufactured on request in our Maddington factory.

 

Colours

Eco-Lite 10 standard colour is Opal. Other colours are available subject to minimum order quantities and pigment availability.

 

Typical Applications

  • Patio and Garage builders
  • Industrial and Commercial skylights
  • Nursery areas
  • Light Diffusers

 

Performance Warranties

Eco-Lite 10 is backed by a performance warranty of 10 years. Specific attention is paid to the surface erosion and the non-delamination of our unique surface coating technology. For full warranty details please contact your authorised distributor.

 

Span Chart for Eco-Lite 10 (Wind Load up to 1 Kpa)

 

Spanning Capacity Eco-Lite 10 and Topglass Grades

 

                                   Sheet Weight g/m2                   

   Recommended number of fasteners

 

2400

3050

3660

4270

4880

                Roof

                Wall

Profile

                                 Purlin Spacings                      

Mid Span

End Span

Mid Span

End Span

Corrugated

1200

1500

1700

 

 

4

6

6

6

Trimdek

1500

1700

2000

2300

 

5

5

5

5

Spandek

1600

2000

2300

2600

2800

5

5

5

5

Longspan

1600

2000

2300

2600

2800

5

5

5

5

Kliplok 406

1400

1700

2000

2300

2600

3

3

3

3

Kliplok 700

1400

1700

2000

2300

2600

4

4

4

4

Speedek

1400

1700

2000

2300

2600

3

3

3

3

The above spans are recommended for wind loads up to 1 Kpa

 

 

 

 

Properties for Eco-Lite 10

Specific Gravity 1.45
Tensile strength 90 Mpa
Surface Hardness minimum 40 Barcol
Impact strength minimum 1.96 Mpa
Shear strength 90 Mpa
Modulus of Elasticity 5,500 Mpa
Thermal Expansion 2.0 x 105 cm/°C
Water Absorption 0.2% in 24 hrs at 26°C
Flexible strength 145 Mpa
Service temperatures -20 to 95°C
Available colours Opal, other colours available upon request (Min order qty)

 



Light and Heat Transmission for Eco-Lite 10

Colour Series Heat Light
Clear 2400 66% 75%
Opal 2400 62% 72%

 



Expansion Data for Eco-Lite 10

Material Expansion Comparisons 0 - 40°C temperature variation
  Fibreglass Polycarbonate Steel Aluminium
Thermal
expansion
7.2mm 16.2mm 2.9mm 5.8mm
Thermal
coefficient
3x10-5cm/cm/°C 6.75x10-5cm/cm/°C 1.2x10-5cm/cm/°C 2.4x10-5cm/cm/°C





Weights for Eco-Lite 10

Series Weight Kg/M2
2400 2.4
3050 3.05
3660 3.66
4270 4.27
4880 4.88

 

Installation

Safety mesh should be used under fibreglass roofing in conjunction with purlin tape.

Lapping of sheets should be a minimum of 300mm and sealed with a continuous suitable non setting sealant across the full width of the sheet.

 

Quality

FGW Corporation Pty Ltd manufactures their fibreglass sheeting in strict accordance with AS/NZS 4256.1.and 3, 1994.
Our 301protective film is laminated to the exposed and underside surfaces with the highest quality materials available.

 

Grades

Typical weights are 1800, 2400, 3050, 3660/M2. The standard weight is 2400g/M2. Other weights are available subject to order.

 

Resin System

The resin system is a general purpose grade orthophthalic flexible polyester resin. FGW can produce a variety of resin systems for general purpose, orthophthalic grades, isophthalic, vinyl ester and fire retardant resins.

 

Reinforcement

Chopped E-glass rovings at minimum of 26%

 

Sheet Lengths

Standard sheet lengths are available up to 12.6m. Other non standard lengths are available subject to transport. (FGW Corporation manufacture our Eco-Lite 10 at our factory in Maddington.)

 

For further information click the following links

Download Installation Instructions

Download Ecolite 10 Brochure

Design considerations

Profiles

Safety Data

 
    
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