Polypropylene honeycomb - 8/1/2004

Goodfellow Corp.'s (Berwyn, Pa., U.S.A.) new, recyclable polypropylene (PP) honeycomb reportedly provides greater strength-to-weight ratio than polyaramid or aluminum honeycombs in composite sandwich panels used in marine and transportation applications. Round rather than hexagonal, the cells and are fused together

Goodfellow Corp.'s (Berwyn, Pa., U.S.A.) new, recyclable polypropylene (PP) honeycomb reportedly provides greater strength-to-weight ratio than polyaramid or aluminum honeycombs in composite sandwich panels used in marine and transportation applications. Round rather than hexagonal, the cells and are fused together rather than glued. Thermoformable and easily cut to shape, the product has energy-absorbing and sound- and vibration-damping properties, and is resistant to fungus, rot, chemicals and moisture.