Balsa, honeycomb, foam and aluminum are the materials most commonly used as core in composite sandwich structures. Use of core increases thickness and stiffness of composite structures, with minimal weight penalty.
Benefits of using a secondary guide rod on lifter core assemblies.
Boatbuilder Anselmo Mauri has manufactured Revolver 42, a polyhedric monohull speedboat, constructed using high-permforance composites, including foam core sandwich design and adhesive provided by Scott Bader.Noise enclosures: Composites damp sound on offshore rig 1/31/2012 Composites Technology
For offshore oil rig operations, DIAB has led a team that developed a cored sandwich composite alternative to metal sound-damping enclosures at half the weight.New catamaran benefits from structural adhesives, vacuum infusion 1/16/2012 Composites Technology
Vacuum infusion, SAN sandwich foam cores and structural adhesives help reduce the weight of Mattia's high-performance catamaran yacht by 2,000 kg.PRSEUS preform for pressurized cabin walls 9/1/2011 Composites Technology
Over the next few years, NASA and The Boeing Co. (Chicago, Ill.) will build larger and more elaborate pressurized passenger cabin structures for future blended-wing airliners.Carrier-capable, all-composite external fuel tank 5/2/2011 Composites Technology
Legacy product positions builder for a shot at an F-35 contract.