Core Materials

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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Medical applications: A healthy market

Composites make advances in devices for medical diagnosis and treatments that promote healing and help return patients to active lives.

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Core for composites: Winds of change

Core materials suppliers lean into the bracing breeze of big-blade challenges raised by the burgeoning wind energy industry.

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Composite core and sprayable barrier coats

Composite Technologies International has launched its AmeriCore 100% composite core and its Fiber Shield sprayable barrier coat and print blocker.