G-10 is extremely popular within the knife and gun industry, as it is most commonly used for knife handles and gun grips. Norplex-Micarta has been manufacturing premium G-10 for decades and produces some of the most exquisite, high-quality glass epoxy available. Expert craftsmanship, high-quality materials and manufacturing equipment makes this product one of the best on the market.
G-10 was originally an industrial material. It has proved its toughness and durability in challenging electrical and mechanical device applications. Built from durable fiberglass and epoxy resin, and formed under high temperature and pressure, G-10 is unlike other polymers — it will not melt. G-10 is also resistant to temperature and is extremely lightweight. It is a rugged, resilient, reliable material suitable for a variety of uses, including aesthetic ones. While G-10 is similar to other products/materials such as Micarta and carbon fiber, the primary difference is G-10 uses glass fibers.
G-10 is easy to work, offers brilliant colors, extreme toughness, durability, and chemical resistance.