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.
Two $550K grants to be awarded for new lightweight cores research. Applications due by Dec. 16, 2014.3A Composites, STRUCTeam collaborate on boat feasibility studies CompositesWorld
The structural design solution provides an instant preliminary study of motor and sail boats between 25 ft and 70 ft long. 3A also has acquired PNG Balsa.Spheretex signs distribution deal for China CompositesWorld
Core and reinforcements specialist Spheretex strikes a deal with NMG Composites Co. Ltd. to expand visibility and reach of the Spheretex product line.CAMX 2014 preview: CoreLite CompositesWorld
CoreLite, Inc. (Miami, Fla.) is emphasizing the company’s two primary core materials, Balsasud balsa wood and CoreLite Board PVC foam board.CAMX 2014 preview: Benecor CompositesWorld
Benecor Inc. (Wichita, Kan.) is featuring its line of metallic honeycomb core structures for the aerospace, military, marine and commercial markets.