Zone: Core Materials
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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.


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A New Approach to Designing Lifter Cores: Dual-Rod Design

A dual-rod system

Benefits of using a secondary guide rod on lifter core assemblies.

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Lantor Composites acquired by Active Capital Co. CompositesWorld

Lantor also appointed Daan Koppen de Neve as its new general manager.

Argosy named distributor of AVIC aramid honeycomb core CompositesWorld

U.S.-based Argosy International will distribute China-based AVIC Composite Corp. Ltd. aramid paper honeycomb core products in North and South America, Europe, Asia, Oceania, the Middle East and South Africa.

The first fully-infused boat hull in India a success CompositesWorld

DIAB's Composites Consulting Group (CCG) assists Aquarius Fibreglas in designing the infusion of a 15.6m fast interceptor craft.

Solvay, 3A Composites establish foam core collaboration CompositesWorld

Solvay and 3A Composites will develop specialty core materials for the advanced transportation market.

THERMHEX plastic honeycomb expands production CompositesWorld

Lower cost single-step THERMHEX process supported by German state of Saxony-Anhalt as part of emphasis on composites and lightweight construction.

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