Each Blastwall installation is made of either steel or radar-invisible fiberglass and is custom designed to your precise site requirements.

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Summary of Blastwall technical specifications.

Blastwall FiberglassPhysical Properties

Tensile Strength - ASTM D638 (min.)200 MPa48 MPa
Tensile Modulus - ASTM D638 (min.)17,000 MPa5,500 MPa
Flexural Strength - ASTM D790 (min.)200 MPa70 MPa
Flexural Modulus - ASTM D790 (min.)4545
Compressive Strength - ASTM D695 (min.)0.45%0.45%
Dielectric Strength - ASTM D149 VPM (min.)200200
Dielectric strength of 25 mm. long specimen
tested parallel to laminate face short time
in oil KV pre 25 mm.

Photo of BlastWall installed at Pearson International Airport, Toronto, Canada.

Blastwall Fiberglass is structurally lightweight and easy to install without
the need for cranes, minimizing service interruption.

Blastwall PerformanceFeatures

  • Available in steel or fiberglass, custom-designed to your precise site specifications.
  • Non-conductive and non-magnetic to radar and radio frequencies.
  • Engineered to withstand jet takeoff blast and associated high temperatures.
  • Frangibility in the event of impact by aircraft achieved through specially engineered shear points.
  • Structurally lightweight and easy to set without the need for cranes.
  • No service interruption during installation.
  • Fire-retardant, Class 1 flame-spreading rating 25 or less per ASTM E84.
  • Pigment and UV stabilizers incorporated into the resin making it corrosion and UV resistant.
  • Self-cleaning and maintenance free.
  • Tested by NAV Canada for non-interference performance during ground based and in-flight electronic signal emissions.
  • Movable or repositionable wall design options are available.
  • Also accepted by the FAA for installation in the United States.
  • Meets or exceeds NAV Canada regulations for airside installation.

Blastwall EngineeringDesignServices

Blastwall provides custom designed engineering solutions for any unique or challenging installation. We invite you to contact us for details.