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Fibermax Composites Nomex honeycomb is used in numerous engineering and scientific applications in industries including the aerospace, marine, military, sports, construction and automotive markets. Because it is characterized by great stiffness to weight ratio, all the applications are structural. More specifically:

   - Aircraft parts including sidewalls, galleys, seating, ailerons, flooring and ceiling

   - Aircraft leading and trailing edges

   - Protective structures in race cars

   - Crash testing barriers

   - Rail parts (doors, floors, ceilings)

   - Hull composites

   - Navy bulkhead joiner panels

   - Military shelters

   - Snowboards and skis

   - Racing shells

   - Energy absorption protective structures

   - Radar and telecommunication industry (antennas, radomes)

Nomex honeycomb has been the first choice for composite aircraft structures, but moisture accumulation, because of the open cells has been a crucial matter. That's why aircraft manufacturers are looking for new closed-cell foam products, suitable for sandwich applications that overcome this weakness.

Fibermax Composites honeycomb products are available in different cell size, thickness and strength. In order to determine the most appropriate type for an application some attributes should be considered including: cost against performance, size, density, stiffness, facings, color, mechanical-electrical properties, moisture absorption.
Some readily available Nomex honeycomb products are:

Type
Thickness
Cell size
Density
Strength
Modulus
1
1.5mm
3.2mm
48Kg/m3
300PSI
18.5KSI
2mm
3.2mm
48kg/m3
300PSI
18.5KSI
3mm
3.2mm
48Kg/m3
300PSI
18.5KSI
4mm
3.2mm
48Kg/m3
300PSI
18.5KSI
5
5mm
3.2mm
32kg/m3
150PSI
11KSI
6
6mm
3.2mm
32kg/m3
150PSI
11KSI
7mm
4.8mm
32kg/m3
150PSI
11KSI
8
7mm
3.2mm
32kg/m3
150PSI
11KSI
10mm
3.2mm
48Kg/m3
300PSI
18.5KSI
11mm
4.8mm
32kg/m3
150PSI
11KSI
15mm
4.8mm
32kg/m3
150PSI
11KSI

For any other type of Nomex honeycomb products and special orders(different thickness, weight, cell size) please contact. However, those special products maybe subject to minimum order level.




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