The pole is second largest part in tent construction, materials are divided into several main parts：Fiberglass rod, carbon fiber rod and aluminum bar, the high-end products is titanium alloy rods!
The main application of pultruded tent pole is to support the tent to be a wind shelter.so the rod must have requirements of good toughness, high elasticity and should not be broken. This also the main distinction between good and bad.
■small density and light weight
■high strength and high modulus
■dimensional stability and anti-aging
■electrical insulation performance is good
■corrosion resistance, low thermal expansion
■no electromagnetic and electric spark
■brightly colored with beautiful surface
■it can be designed
Fiberglass tent pole VS Aluminum tent pole
There are two kinds of popular tent pole on the market, fiberglass tent pole and aluminum pole, we should be familiar with their properties when choosing the suitable tent pole. Fiberglass tent pole is lighter but have better strength performance and less expensive than aluminum material. It can be folded any time and more convenient to carry.
Aluminum and fiberglass are the only reliable options when it comes to tent construction. Aluminum poles are ideal for large and pricey tents while fiberglass poels are commonly used to make small and low-cost tents.