Thermoplastic Honeycomb Cores

A thermoplastic honeycomb core that is light and stiff, with above-average compression, shear and tensile strength is offering thermal insulation and reportedly outdoing most other core materials in the category of durability in a variety of sandwich-panel applications. Originally developed by a Canadian company with deep roots in the oil and gas industry as a core for heavy-equipment mats and insulated composite tanks, its use is expanding to transportation and construction applications.

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