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Main advantages
PVC foam applications
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PVC foam widespread use in advanced composites is due to its many advantages. The main benefits it provides are:

  • High strength and stiffness to weight ratio

  • Process friendly

  • Rot resistance

  • Resistance to solvents and most chemicals

  • Very good fatigue properties

  • Very good thermal insulation

  • Good fire behavior

  • Low water absorption

  • Compatible to many resin systems including epoxy

  • Low resin absorption

  • Durability

  • Ease of adhesion

  • Shock absorbance


When processing PVC foam overlaid by prepreg, great caution should be taken to avoid outgasing.


 

 

 



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