tube core

tube core

[′tüb ‚kȯr]
(aerospace engineering)
One type of sandwich configuration used in structural materials in aircraft; aluminum, steel, and titanium have been used for face materials with cores of wood, rubber, plastics, steel, and aluminum in the form of tubes.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Main components are assembled on a solid base incorporating the new FEA-designed polygonal ribbed working platform, comprising a polygon-shaped rib structure around a torque tube core to achieve minimal heat distortion and maximum vibration dampening.
In addition, the company can ablate spirals or contours on the outside tube diameter without piercing through to the tube core. Unusual shapes and contours can thus be created with accurately sized and located holes.
The main components are assembled on a solid base incorporating new FEA-designed polygonal ribbed working platform, comprising a polygon shaped rib structure around a torque tube core to achieve minimal heat distortion and vibration dampening.