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Latest News

GALM Summit On 24/25 April industry experts and OEMs will meet in Munich for the 8th "Global Automotive Lightweight Materials Summit 2019" (GALM Summit).

[view details]24-04-2019

EconCore licenses technology for thermoplastic honeycomb panels to a leading non-woven manufacturer EconCore, the technology provider for continuous production of honeycomb sandwich materials, has signed a license agreement with a leading non-woven manufacturer.

[view details]03-04-2019

EconCore to highlight lightweight honeycomb production technology for transportation at TMC19 EconCore will be exhibiting at TMC19 in Atlanta, Georgia, USA from 18th-21st March.

[view details]19-03-2019

EconCore to showcase new high-performance honeycomb technology at JEC World 2019 in Paris New material for aircraft and railway interior components

[view details]19-02-2019

Steel composite panels from Tata cut trailer weight by 22% Tesco is trialling eight demonstrator trailers as part of a project, funded by Innovate UK, to test prototype units which are 22% lighter than conventional double-deckers.

[view details]12-02-2019

PP honeycomb cores

One of EconCore’s  first licensees, ThermHex Waben GmbH, 
produces ThermHex polypropylene honeycombs cores. These
cores are used in a wide range of applications in industrial lightweight
construction like the construction industry, vehicle and automobile 
production, shipbuilding, sport and leisure equipment and many more.

ThermHex processing

Thermhex polypropylene honeycomb cores are suitable as a core 
material for the manufacture of sandwich panels by laminating with 
a range of skins and by various production processes; i.e. Hand 
laminating for the manufacture of panels with glass-fibre skins, 
thermoplastic lamination or bonding with duromer adhesives.


ThermHex honeycomb cores are made with a packaging film of 
polypropylene as standard. This prevents the ingress of resin into
the cells during processing, and therefore safeguards uniformity
in the mechanical characteristics of the finished component. 
This also reduces the quantity of adhesive required to the minimum
necessary. Polyester fleece layers on both sides are used to finish, 
achieving a surface for perfect bonding with the core. To download the brochure click here.



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