DIAB (Laholm, Sweden) will present its new, tough Divinycell HM-range of high-performance structural core, capable of absorbing high dynamic impacts and slamming loads and thus well suited for extremely demanding applications such as fast marine hulls. DIAB will also show two new finishing options – GPL1 and GSC30/GRV2. GPL1 features optimized grooves and perforations to minimize resin consumption and thereby to achieve additional weight savings. GSC30/GRV2 facilitates fast and reliable infusion, reducing cost and saving labor.
The company is also working on another new product, due out later this year: “DIAB was built on invention and customer-driven product development continues to be at the heart of our business,” says Roger Jansson, products & marketing manager at DIAB. “Right now, our R&D department is working on a new structural core material with exceptionally fine cell structure. When released at the end of this year, we expect it to change the entire concept of sandwich core materials and take sandwich composite engineering to a new level.”
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