The great virtue of fiberglass tent poles is that they are cheaper than aluminum poles.. That means a fiberglass pole has to be thicker to support the same amount of weight, making it heavier as well. Furthermore, when a fiberglass pole breaks it tends to shatter rather snap.
Both aluminum tent poles and fiberglass tent poles will work just fine for. Unlike fiberglass or carbon poles, aluminum poles will likely only bend and not break .
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Carbon Fiber Tent Poles. Raptor Resins specializes in light weight, high strength carbon fiber tent poles that reduce pole weights often by half that of aluminum.