The use of sandwich structure consisted of thick honeycomb core
and thin laminated composite facesheets is prevailed in safety important objects such as aircrafts, transport means, vessels and pipes due not only to the various advantages in terms of stiffness, stability and weight savings, but the good energy absorption under impact, also, because the risk of some impact damage is unavoidable for these objects.
Protection of the fragile honeycomb core
material in hollow-core panels has long been a subject of interest for the manufacturers because it is necessary to seal the panel edges to prevent damage.
GKN's design combines one-piece "zero splice construction" with a cell-aligned double-layer honeycomb core
The platen consists of an aluminum honeycomb core
sandwiched between two sheets of aluminum.
Although they have widespread use in Europe, honeycomb core
panels are only just beginning to gain popularity in the United States, particularly in the residential furniture market.
In the late 1970s, lain Murray was one of the first to try lightweight Nomex honeycomb core
in his Color 7 18 foot skiffs.
Key applications are automotive structural parts--roof modules, rear package shelves, or cargo trays-made as sandwich elements with a honeycomb core
between fiberglass mats.
Tabletops are designed with a honeycomb core
and feature a proprietary SPILLRUF design.
In general, there was much to admire, including Kanvas' ergonomic workstation and Byproduct's Comb screen, made of birch with a honeycomb core
NASA officials did not describe the extent of the damage, other than to say part of the tank's honeycomb core
The pod assembly is composed of numerous materials, including wrought and cast aluminum alloys; titanium forgings, plate, and rod; fiberglass-reinforced epoxy composites; silicone rubber seals and wiring harnesses; structural adhesives; polysulfide sealants; and aluminum honeycomb core