ALUMINIUM HONEYCOMB

ARGOSY 3000 series aluminium honeycomb is a lightweight honeycomb core that offers superior strength and corrosion resistance to meet a broad range of demanding applications.

Applications:

ARGOSY 3000 series aluminium honeycomb is utilized in a wide range of applications where light weight, high flex strength, corrosion resistant, low cost honeycomb core panels are desired


These include:
  • Marine interior panels
  • Architectural building panels and curtain walls
  • Automotive and truck panels
  • Rail and subway car flooring, wall and storage
  • Compartment panels
  • Industrial equipment
  • General door, shelving and cover panels
  • Tooling board
  • Airflow control
  • Energy absorbing applications

Properties:

  • Excellent strength-to-weight ratio over broad temperature range beyond 350°F/177°C
  • Low cost/high value
  • Corrosion and fungus resistant
  • Excellent energy absorption qualities
  • Available with RoHS compliant chrome-free coating

 

How to Order

When ordering, please specify material type using the following format:

Example: 5.2  1/4 -N-E

Product Density Cell Size Perforated or Non-perforated Expanded or Unexpanded
Aluminum Honeycomb 5.2 1/4 P or N E or U

 

Available Dimensions and Tolerances

Standard Maximum Tolerance
inches mm inches mm inches mm
Ribbon (L) 48 1220 72 1829 +2.0 / -0.0 +50.8 / -0.0
Transverse (W) 96 2440 354 9000 +4.0 / -0.0 +101.6 / -0.0
Thickness (T) Block 34.5 876 +1.0 / -0.0 +25.4/ -0.0
Thickness (T) Slice Up to 4 inches (102mm) T ±0.004 ±0.1
Expanded Panel Over 4 inches (102mm) T ±0.062 ±1.575
Density See Product Forms ± 15%
Cell Size See Product Forms ± 15%

 

Product Availability Chart

Alloy Nominal Cell Size Nominal Density PCFe Nominal Foil Thickness
Inches Microns
3000 3/16 4.4 .00185 47
3000 1/4 3.4 .00185 47
3000 1/4 5.2 .00285 72
3000 3/8 2.3 .00185 47
3000 3/8 3.6 .00285 72
3000 1/2 1.7 .00185 47
3000 1/2 2.6 .00285 72
3000 3/4 1.2 .00185 47
3000 3/4 1.8 .00285 72
3000 1/4 1.3 .00285 72

 

Mechanical Properties

Cell Size (Inches) / Density (lbs) Stabilized Compression Plate Shear Nominal Foil Thickness
Strength (MPa) Modulus (MPa) Strength Modulus Strength Strength
“L Direction” (MPa) “L Direction” (MPa) “L Direction” (MPa) “L Direction” (MPa)
3/4 1.8 0.48 163 0.48 111 0.35 54
3/8 2.3 1.11 242 0.86 189 0.59 88
1/2 2.6 0.86 274 0.80 222 0.55 99
1/4 3.4 2.00 543 1.60 258 0.90 128
3/8 3.6 1.56 632 1.20 283 0.82 144
1/4 5.2 2.80 998 2.20 438 1.30 221

We also offer a high-powered, solvent-free, two-component adhesives of good weatherability, good tensile strength, good bending strength, good impact strength and good toughness, based on epoxy resin. It is specially developed for the composite panel application in different industries (Ref. Argobond 3012 / 1 y Argobond 5102/1T60)

COMARGO COMPOSITES S.L. POL. IND. TORRELARRAGOITI PAB. EN 1 PARC. 7B 48170 ZAMUDIO (VIZCAYA, SPAIN)
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