April 30, 2009

The following question was submitted by a company in India, if you have any suggestions or advice, please post them in the comments below…

PUR Core Sandwich Panels produced in a discontinuous process using Stainless Steel or Prepainted Steel skins when used in Freezer Rooms or Cold Rooms with sub zero temperature conditions for a prolonged period of over 3-5 years, show signs of delamination of the Core, and also shrinkage. What is the reason and how to avoid this kind of problems?

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April 23, 2009

Filed under: Composites, General, SIPs — Tags: , , — admin @ 1:14 pm

The UTECH 2009, Europe’s largest conference focusing on all things polyurethane recently took place. Many of the exhibitors are foam core suppliers to sandwich panel companies.

A major theme at this years conference was the environmental benefits of using polyurethane foam insulation, and the products to make these materials greener.

For more information on the conference please visit: icis.com

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April 16, 2009

Roof panels and wall panels with an insulated foam core have a distinct advantage due to their low cost features. Part of the affordability comes from the automation of the sandwich panel manufacturing line. Below is a video showing an automated sandwich panel manufacturing line:

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April 15, 2009

Filed under: Composites, General — Tags: , , — admin @ 12:15 pm

Here is an interesting article showing how one can conduct three point bending tests and flatwise tensile strength tests on a composite sandwich structure using simple workout equipment.

Read the post: PedalTheOcean.com

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April 13, 2009

Filed under: RFQs, Wall and Roof Panels, insulated panels — Tags: , — admin @ 6:44 am

A metal works company in Misurata, Libya is in need of a quote for the aluminum composite sandwich panels of the following specifications:

- Core 75mm
- Outside skin thickness 0.70 mm
- Inside skin thickness 0.060
- Any color

For contact information please email: info@sandwichpanels.org

Please be specific about which RFQ you are inquiring about.

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April 9, 2009

Filed under: Composites, General, insulated panels — Tags: , , — admin @ 1:17 pm

A new refrigerated trailer is about to become available in the US. The trailer panels are manufactured in China by China International Marine Container Co (CIMC) and then assembled in the US. The panels use painted aluminum skins with an insulating foam core. CIMC is the largest manufacturer of containers in the world…

One could guess that valuable weight could be shed by using FRP composite skins, but it is likely that the low cost aluminum sandwich panel benefits are more significant than weight savings.

More Info: Today’s Trucking

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