honeycomb

Adhesive honeycomb panels (AP)

Special features

Aluminum honeycomb panels honeycomb panels

Properties

Mass comparison of panels with equal rigidity

Panel type Thickness (mm) Mass (kg/m2) Mass ratio
AP 20.00 6.35 1.0
Aluminum sheet 12.50 33.80 5.3
Steel sheet 8.75 68.70 10.8
AP specifications: Face sheet=5052-H34 0.8mmt Core=3003-H18 76μm Cell size=3/8" Core height=18.4mm
Aluminum honeycomb core

Outstanding properties include rectification, electromagnetic wave shielding, flatness and light weight.

Standard cell size

Standard cell size

Standard specifications

Material properties - foil thickness
Cell
size
(inches)
Film
thickness
(mm)
Density
ρ
(g/cm3)
Computed performance (N/mm2
Compression
strength
σ
Shear strength
τ
Shear elasticity
coefficient G
L
direction
W
direction
L
direction
W
direction
1/8 0.050 0.115 8.0 4.9 3.0 569.6 381.5
3/16 0.050 0.076 3.6 2.2 1.3 383.2 255.0
1/4 0.076 0.087 4.2 2.3 1.3 371.3 247.6
3/8 0.076 0.058 1.9 1.2 0.7 300.1 199.6
1/2 0.076 0.044 1.0 0.7 0.4 224.0 151.5
5/8 0.076 0.035 0.7 0.4 0.3 177.9 119.8
3/4 0.076 0.029 0.5 0.3 0.2 148.8 99.8
1 0.076 0.022 0.3 0.2 0.1 115.2 73.9
Fine honeycomb

The cell size of "Fine honeycomb" is about 0.7mm with a hexagonal shape

Cell size