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Advanced Engineering 2018

New, Stiffer, Sandwich Panel Now Has 3 Layers of Structural Skins

14 August 2012

ACP Composites has introduced new 3 Ply Sandwich Panels, designed to offer increased strength properties without losing the light weight features that sandwich panels offer.

ACP says it focuses on supplying the most advanced composite panel solutions. The process of sandwiching a core material between layers of structural composite skins results in a panel with greater strength properties than those of the skins alone. By increasing skin thickness, the stiffness of the sandwich panel increases without substantially increasing weight of the panel. “Adding stiffness to a structure is becoming a more frequent requirement for our customers,” says George Sparr, President of ACP Composites. “With this new line of 3 Ply Panels, we are offering customers an innovative product which meets the stiffness to weight ratio demands that they are looking for.”

According to ACP, it continuously works to provide customers with innovative solutions that deliver high performing composite panels at an affordable price,specialising in the fabrication of sandwich panels using Nomex Honeycomb, End Grain Balsa, and foam cores in sizes up to 5’ x 10’, in any range of thicknesses, with an assortment of edge closeouts and insert options. With in-house manufacturing capabilities, ACP says it can offer customised panel solutions which include variations in fibre selection, core material, surface finish and material layup. Sandwich panels are manufactured and stocked to standard dimensions with materials of carbon fibre, fibreglass and aramid.