June 23, 2010

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There is a recent article in Reinforced Plastics discussing the latest advances in composite sandwich panel core technology. It discusses bio-based materials, new foams, and hi-temp thermoplastic honeycombs.


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April 15, 2010

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Here is a great article describing the use of composite sandwich structures in cargo shipping vessels. It goes into detail describing the energy savings from from weight removal and the associated costs.


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March 22, 2010

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Here is a blog post from a Santa Claus rental company; what is interesting is that Santa’s bench is made as a lightweight sandwich structure for easier transportation:

“The bench or chair back is made using foam-core construction for weight reduction, and has casters on the back at the bottom that allows it to be wheeled into the room.”


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March 1, 2010

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Here is a brand new US Patent granted to Airbus titled: Locally reinforced core structure for composite sandwich structure and method of producing the same


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February 19, 2010

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


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