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CoreLite PVC HT 80

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CoreLite PVC HT (High Temperature) is a closed-cell, cross-linked polymer PVC foam formulated for resistance to high temperatures, durability, rigidity and strength. It is compatible with multiple resins and adhesives. It has a very low water absorption rate and excellent chemical resistance. Ideal for many lightweight composite applications that will be exposed to high temperatures.

Functions: Core Material

Core Type: Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) Foam

Chemical Family: Vinyls, Vinylics & Vinyl Derivatives

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Applications & Uses

Processing Information
  • Hand lamination / spray lay-up
  • Vacuum infusion
  • Resin injection
  • Adhesive bonding
  • Pre-preg processing (up to 140 °C, 285 °F)
  • Thermoforming
Recommended Applications
  • Marine: hulls, decking, bulkheads, interiors superstructures
  • Transportation: floors, ceilings, doors, interiors, partition walls, sidewalls
  • Wind energy: rotor blades, covers, casings
  • Aerospace: fuselage and wind components, kitchen trolleys, galleys
  • Industrial: Covers, Containers, Tanks, Sporting goods, Tooling and Molds


Physical Form
Mechanical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Standard Sheet Thickness (Plain)1/8 to 2 ¾ (3 to 75)inch (mm)-
Compressive Modulus13924 (96)psi (MPa)ISO 844
Tensile Modulus20015 (138)psi (MPa)ASTM D1623
Shear Modulus4206 (29)psi (MPa)ISO 1922
Shear elongation at break32%ISO 1922
Standard Sheet Width (Plain)40.75 (1005)inch (mm)
Standard Sheet Length (Plain)56.50 (2150)inch (mm)
Shear Strength183 (1.26)psi (MPa)ISO 1922
Tensile Strength412 (2.84)psi (MPa)ASTM D1623
Compressive Strength236 (1.63)psi (MPa)ISO 844
Density5 (80)Lbs./cu.ft (Kg./m³)ISO 845
Typical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Density Tolerance±10%-
Water Absorptionmax. 1%-
Processing Temperature285 (140)°F (°C)-