13 September 2011
13 September 2011
According to SP-High Modulus, PVCell G-Foam provides high strength to weight ratio for all composite applications. They explain that other key features include outstanding chemical resistance, low water absorption and excellent thermal insulation capabilities and that it is compatible with most common resin systems including epoxy, polyester and vinylester.
SP-High Modulus say that PVCell G-Foam is available in a wide range of densities, which include G60, G80, G100, G130 and G200, with all standard cut patterns, and finishes possible. PVCell G-Foam has secured industry certification from Germanischer Lloyd (GL) (G60-G100), Det Norske Veritas (DNV), American Bureau of Shipping (ABS), and Registro Italiano Navale (RINA).
Graham Harvey, General Manager Marine at SP-High Modulus, says: “We are pleased to extend our core materials range for our marine customers with the addition of PVCell G-Foam. This joins the already successful Corecell product family and the versatile and renewable Balsaflex core.”
SP-High Modulus, will be exhibiting at the forthcoming Monaco Yacht Showfrom 21 – 24 September 2011 in the Darse Sud Tent, stand QS1, where staff will be available to discuss this year’s product portfolio including PVCell G-Foam as well as Corecell M-Foam, B3 SmartPac and Spabond 540.
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