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.
Mundal Boat in Norway built, then expanded, the commercial purse seiner with cored sandwich construction.3A Composites expanding PET foam production CompositesWorld
Increased customer demand, particularly in high-volume processes, is driving demand for more foam core products, says the company.NASA looking for new core half the areal weight of honeycomb and foam CompositesWorld
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
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Core and reinforcements specialist Spheretex strikes a deal with NMG Composites Co. Ltd. to expand visibility and reach of the Spheretex product line.