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.
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General Plastics Manufacturing Co. (Tacoma, WA, US) will highlight its fire, smoke, and toxicity- (FST) compliant polyurethane foam cores — the FR-3800 FST series — and its molded parts program.