FiberCrete™ GFRC Columns provide the design professional with a flexible choice for creating the look and feel of masonry. Cast from glass fiber reinforced concrete (GFRC), FiberCrete™ GFRC Columns are non-load bearing and are designed for column cover applications. GFRC columns are cast in halves and in most cases with horizontal sections, as well. Therefore, after installation they will have authentic visible vertical and horizontal mortar or caulk joints. FiberCrete™ columns are also completely non-combustible and are backed by a one year warranty.
If your project design calls for a seamless monolithic column cover appearance that feels like masonry but has significantly improved performance and longevity, most architectural firms today are specifying our innovative DuraClassic™ Poly/Marble composite columns. DuraClassic™ Columns are cast from marble dust and polymer resin reinforced with fiberglass strands, and are designed for field applied paint finish. They are also ASTM E84-01 Class A fire rated. DuraClasssic™ Column Covers are seamless after installation, impact resistant, and carry a limited lifetime warranty. They are the column of choice for quality conscious architectural firms across the country for high wear commercial applications due tho their lifetime warranty, durability and seamless and simple installation.
Our FiberCrete™ line of GFRC columns offers you the ultimate in design flexibility. These columns are offered with a standard paint grade finish. They can also be cast with a custom masonry finish to imitate limestone columns, or they can be colored coordinate with our MeltonStone™ line of cast stone window features, balustrades, or other architectural elements. Offered in an endless array of classic designs in plain and fluted shaft styles, FiberCrete™ columns are also offered in several texture options. Columns are available in diameters from 12″ to 48″ and heights to 40′.
Whether your design calls for a simple Tuscan or Roman Doric design, an Ionic or Roman Corinthian design, or a non-tapered Contemporary design Melton Classics can provide your GFRC column cover needs from our huge selection of stock designs to save you money for tooling and mold costs. Custom column cover designs are also our specialty so please send us your plans, and we will be pleased to provide you with an economical quotation for your unique design.
Whether your design calls for columns, balustrades, cornices, or an entire facade, Melton Classics can craft the ideal product solution for your design, application, and budget. Contact one of our experienced Architectural Column Specialists at 800-963-3060 for a free consultation and quotation today.
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