Sandwich structured composite
A Sandwich structured composite is a special class of
composite materials that is fabricated by attaching two thin but stiff skins to a lightweight but thick core. The core material is normally low strength material, but its higher thickness provides the sandwich composite with high bending stiffnesswith overall low density.
Open and closed cell structured
foam, balsawood and syntactic foam, and composite honeycombare commonly used core materials. Glassor carbon fiberreinforced laminates are widely used as skin materials. Sheet metalis also used as skin materials in some cases. Recycled paperis also now being used over a closed-cell recycled kraft honeycomb core, creating a lightweight, strong and fully repulpable composite board. This material is being used for applications including point-of-purchase displays, bulkheads, recyclable office furniture, exhibition stands and wall dividers.
Calculating Deflection in a Sandwich Structured Composite
See the following:
DIAB SANDWICH HANDBOOK [http://www.diabgroup.com/europe/literature/e_pdf_files/man_pdf/sandwich_hb.pdf]
HexWebTM HONEYCOMB SANDWICH DESIGN TECHNOLOGY [http://www.hexcel.com/NR/rdonlyres/80127A98-7DF2-4D06-A7B3-7EFF685966D2/0/7586_HexWeb_Sand_Design.pdf]
* [http://www.sandwichpanels.org/ SandwichPanels.org] – Composite sandwich structure information
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