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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SourceBook 2020

Welcome to the online SourceBook, the counterpart to CompositesWorld's annually published print SourceBook composites industry buyer's guide.
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JEC World 2016, the full report

CompositesWorld's editors report on the technologies and products that caught our eye at JEC World 2016, in early March.

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Core filler for aircraft interiors promises less weight, lower costs

Von Roll’s NEXT GEN core filler is designed to maximize local stiffness and increase strength of honeycomb core in composite sandwich panels while saving weight.