Plascore PN1 Aramid Fiber -3/16-3.0-OV

Plascore PN1 Aramid Fiber -3/16-3.0-OV is a commercial grade aramid fiber honeycomb is manufactured from Meta-Aramid paper and coated with a heat resistant phenolic resin.

Functions: Core Material

Core Type: Nomex Honeycomb

Chemical Family: Aramid (Kevlar)

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Identification & Functionality

Chemical Family
Composite Materials Functions

Features & Benefits

Features
  • High strength to weight ratio
  • Corrosion resistant
  • Excellent dielectric properties
  • Thermally insulating
  • High toughness
  • Excellent creep and fatigue performance
  • Good thermal stability
  • Densities as low as 2.0 lb/ft3 (32 kg/m3 )
  • Over expanded cell configuration suitable for forming simple curves
  • Compatible with most adhesives used in sandwich composites
  • Long shelf life. The mechanical properties referenced are maintained for 10 years minimum if not exposed to moisture, weather or any normal hazard.

Applications & Uses

Composites End Use
Applications

PN1 honeycomb uses include boat hulls, auto racing bodies, train car panels, ship panels, ground transportation structures, military shelters, ground antennas and special purpose panels.

Properties

Physical Form

Regulatory & Compliance

Certifications & Compliance

Technical Details & Test Data

Mechanical Properties

CELL SIZE

NOMINAL DENSITY

COMPRESSIVE STRENGTH (BARE)

PLATE SHEAR STRENGTH "L" DIRECTION

PLATE SHEAR MODULUS "L" DIRECTION

PLATE SHEAR STRENGTH "W" DIRECTION

PLATE SHEAR MODULUS "W" DIRECTION

 

Typical

Minimum

Typical

Minimum

Typical

Typical

Minimum

Typical

 

in

mm

lb/Ft3

Kg/m3

psi

Mpa

psi

Mpa

psi

Mpa

psi

Mpa

ksi

Gpa

psi

Mpa

psi

Mpa

ksi

Gpa

3/16

4.8

2.0

 

 

32

117

0.81

81

0.56

95.4

0.66

64.8

1.61

4.0

0.0273

56.7

0.3909

36

0.248

2.25

0.016

3/16

4.8

3.0

48

297

2.05

162

1.12

158.4

1.09

112.5

0.45

5.4

0.0372

106.2

0.7321

60.3

0.416

4.05

0.028

3/16

4.8

4.0

64

508.5

3.51

288

1.99

216

1.49

202.5

0.78

7.4

0.0509

145.8

1.0051

100.8

0.695

5.13

0.035

3/16

4.8

6.0

96

954.9

6.58

522

3.60

356.4

2.46

297

1.40

12.8

0.0881

225

1.5512

135

0.931

7.11

0.049

3/16 OV

4.8

2.0

32

107.1

0.74

81

0.56

62.1

0.43

45

0.31

1.9

0.013

73.8

0.5088

36

0.248

3.87

0.027

3/16 OV

4.8

2.5

40

145.8

1.01

100.8

0.69

71.1

0.49

49.5

0.34

2.1

0.0143

86.4

0.5956

39.6

0.273

4.68

0.032

3/16 OV

4.8

3.0

48

284.4

1.96

225

1.55

103.5

0.71

85.5

0.59

2.7

0.0186

126

0.8686

85.5

0.589

6.12

0.042

3/16 OV

4.8

4.0

64

468.9

3.23

315

2.17

139.5

0.96

108

0.74

3.6

0.0249

202.5

1.396

112.5

0.776

8.64

0.06

Packaging & Availability

Packaging

PN1 honeycomb is available in sheets, blocks or cut to size pieces in both regular hexagonal and over expanded (OV) cell configurations.

  • Cell Sizes: 1/8" - 1/4" (other cell sizes on request)
  • Densities: 2.0 pcf - 6.0 pcf
  • Sheet “Ribbon” (L): 48" typical
  • Sheet “Transverse” (W): 96" typical
  • Tolerances: Length: + 3", - 0" (36" for OV)
  • Width: + 6", - 0"
  • Thickness: ± .006" (under 2" thick)
  • Density: ± 15% Cell Size: ± 15%