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Aluminium honeycomb

Aluminum honeycomb is a hexagonal core product .

 

TECHNICAL FEATURES

The aluminum honeycomb is a hexagonal core product similar to a bee cell. It is light, resistant to compression and cuts, has excellent fire reaction (incombustibility)  performaces and resists to corrosion, mould and it is recyclable.

Aluminium honeycomb as panels’ core has several advantages:

  • lightweight
  • stiffness
  • good fire reaction 
  • compression, shear and corrosion resistance
  • flatness

Thickness of non-expanded Blocks: 1000mm standard, the diameter of the cells from 3 to 25 mm. The density of the honeycomb depends on the thickness of the foil and the diameter of the cells.
Thickness of expanded section from 3mm to 60 / 200mm approx. (depending on the cell diameter).
Honeycomb density (from 20 to 163 kg/m3) depends on foil’s thickness and on cell size.

 

APPLICATIONS

As core material, aluminium honeycomb is used in sandwich panels and it is utilised in: floors, roofs, doors, partitions, facades, working surfaces for automatic machines, laser jet cutting and for all products which require an optimal stiffness-to-weight-ratio.

Aluminium honeycomb is used for several of applications (i.e. for tool machines, for serigraphy..etc.) and in different sectors such as: public transport industry,nautical sector, building industry, etc... It is used as deflector for laminar flow-ventilation, and as crash-absorber for kinetic energy.

 

FIRE CERTIFICATIONS

The aluminum honeycomb has passed several fire reaction tests: it was considered incombustible according to the FTP Code 2010, obtaining the IMO Med, Mod B and D. certification, the A1 for building according to the 13501-1 standard , and the M0 according to the French standard NF-P 92-501-1995.

Certified version Aluminium honeycomb must be required while asking for a quotation and might have a price surcharge due to certified materials.

 

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Application areas Shipyards and Shipbuilding Stone Reinforcement Stone Reinforcement Building Industry Interiors Railway sector Refrigeration and air deflection Laser and Waterjet Cutting Automotive

 

TECHNICAL FEATURES

PDF-DOWNLOAD TDS 

PDF DOWNLOAD TDS "Drilled aluminum honeycomb data sheet"

 

Honeycomb core’s properties
50 Microns
Aluminium Alloy series 3000
3003/3005/3103/3104
Ø honeycomb in mm ca.
3,8
6
9
12
19
Ø honeycomb in inches
1/8"
1/4"
3/8"
1/2"
3/4"
Density kg/m3
112
56 - 59
39 - 40
29 - 30
20 - 21
Compressive stabilised
strength MPa
6,8
3,0 - 3,5
1,4 - 1,95
0,8 - 0,95
0,4 - 0,6

thickness’ tolerance mm

± 0,1  ( ± 0,05 on request )

dimension’s tolerance mm

± 30

maximum use temperature °C

180°

 

Alloy 3000/3003/3005/3103/3104 aluminium honeycomb is sold perforated or non perforated
(the micro perforations allowing air flow between cells, for use under vacuum or decompression)
in three forms: unexpanded block non perforated, unexpanded slices, expanded sheets.

 

PDF-DOWNLOAD TDS

PDF-DOWNLOAD TDS "Drilled aluminum honeycomb data sheet"

 

Honeycomb core’s properties
70 Microns
Aluminium Alloy series 3000
3003/3005/3103/3104
Ø honeycomb in mm ca.
3,8
6
9
12
19
Ø honeycomb in inches
1/8"
1/4"
3/8"
1/2"
3/4"
Density kg/m3
123
80 - 83
54
40 - 42
27 - 29
Compressive stabilised
strength MPa
7,7
4,3 - 4,6
2,5 - 2,6
1,41 - 1,5
0,85 - 0,9

thickness’ tolerance mm


± 0,1 ( ± 0,05 on request )

dimension’s tolerance mm


± 30

maximum use temperature °C

180°

 

Alloy 3000/3003/3005/3103/3104 aluminium honeycomb is sold perforated or non perforated
(the micro perforations allowing air flow between cells, for use under vacuum or decompression)
in three forms: unexpanded block non perforated, unexpanded slices, expanded sheets.

 

STANDARD DIMENSIONS (other dimensions available on request)

 

FIRE REACTION - CLASSIFICATION AND CERTIFICATIONS

Certified version Aluminium honeycomb must be required while asking for a quotation and might have a price surcharge due to certified materials. 

 

FIRE REACTION
SECTOR NORM CLASSES AND CERTIFICATIONS DESCRIPTION

 

 

 SHIPBUILDING

 

 

 MED, IMO

 

0407

 

 INCOMBUSTIBILITY 

 

  MOD. B.

 

  Certification Nr.:  MED- 147 (IG-293-2013) REV.2 2017CS011592 REV.0

 

  MOD. D.

 

 Certification Nr.: MED- 154

  (IG-178-2014) REV.13

 

 

 ALUMINIUM HONEYCOMB


 Aluminium honeycomb complying with the MED

directive for the application in ships

 registered or applied in the European Union.

 Item N. MED/3.13,  IMO 2010 FTP Code, Annex 1

 

 

 

 U.S. Coast Guard

 

 

  INCOMBUSTIBILITY

 

  MOD. B.

 

  USCG N. approval Nr.:  164.109/EC0407



   MOD. D. N.

 

 Approval.:  164.109/EC0407/MED000154

   (for MED/3.13)

 

 

 ALUMINIUM HONEYCOMB

 

 BUILDING

 

 UNI EN 13501-1

 

  A1

 

Classification, non-combustible Class

 

Classification Nr. IN-01746/2017-OC-E

 

 

 ALUMINIUM HONEYCOMB

 

 A1 - Incombustible

 

 

 BUILDING

 

 NF P92-501-1995

 NF EN ISO 1716

 

 M0

 

 Classification, non-combustible Class

 

  Classification RA21-0114

 

 

 ALUMINIUM HONEYCOMB

 

  M0 - Incombustible

 

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LIABILITY DISCLAIMER: The above data are to the best of our knowledge correct and are intended to give information about our products and their potential applications. No warranty is given or implied in respect of certain properties of the products or their suitability for a particular application. We reserve the right for technical changes without further notice. We guarantee impeccable product quality under our terms of sale.