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February 23, 2010

Sandwich Panel Patent Application

Filed under: SIPs, Wall and Roof Panels, insulated panels, news — Tags: , , , — admin @ 8:15 am

To help stay alert on competition, keeping a close eye on patents and patent applications can provide insight. Here is a recent US patent application by a group of French inventors for a concept of a unique building panel.


February 19, 2010

Sealing Edges of a Composite Sandwich Structure

Filed under: Composites, General, news — Tags: , , — admin @ 9:46 am

Here is a newly published patent from Airbus describing how to close and seal the edges of a composite sandwich panel.


December 8, 2009

IKEA Tables are Sandwich Panels with a Honeycomb Core

Filed under: Composites, General, news — Tags: , , , — admin @ 1:47 pm

Here is a video on the manufacturing of IKEA furniture, notice the use of sandwich structures…

December 2, 2009

Electric Cars Use Composite Sandwich Panels

Filed under: Composites, General, news — admin @ 9:17 am

The new Tesla body is comprised of carbon fiber sandwich panels.

More Information: NetComposites

November 13, 2009

Carbon Fiber Sandwich in Chassis

Filed under: Composites, General, news — admin @ 1:48 pm

Here is a new British sports car with a Corvette engine. This “super car” gets some weight advantages from a carbon fiber / aluminum honeycomb sandwich structure used as the chassis.


November 3, 2009

New Composite Sandwich Pantent

Filed under: Composites, General, news — admin @ 2:29 pm

Here is a new US Patent published last week that is assigned to Airbus. Looks like it is a design for a honeycomb type sandwich structure.

October 2, 2009

New Companies Added to the Sandwich Panel Resource Section

Filed under: General, news — Tags: , — admin @ 1:32 pm

New companies have been added to the Sandwich Panel Resources section of the site. If you are a sandwich panel manufacturer, supplier, distributor, or provide materials, and you do not see your company listed, please email us at info@SandwichPanels.org


September 22, 2009

Rio Tinto Sells Alcan Composites (Leader in sandwich core)

Filed under: Composites, General, news — admin @ 3:01 pm

Rio Tinto announced the sale of Alcan Composites to Schweiter Technologies.

“Alcan Composites is a world leading sandwich composite materials manufacturing business focused on the display, architecture, and wind energy sectors. Headquartered in Sins, Switzerland, it operates 16 plants in Europe (Germany and Switzerland), the USA, South America, China and India and employs approximately 3,000 people. Its leading brands include Airex, Baltek, Dibond, Gator, Kapa, Forex, Sintra and Fome-Cor and the business serves a wide range of end-markets.”

More info: Rio Tinto


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