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BalCore

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BalCoreTM is a brand of balsa wood marketed by NMG, with very high strength-to-weight ratio and stiffness-to-weight ratio. With its surface specially coated, it can bond with any kinds of resins or adhesives perfectly. Thanks to these priorities, it is an ideal core material for manufacturing sandwich structural products.

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BalCoreTM is a brand of balsa wood marketed by NMG, with very high strength-to-weight ratio and stiffness-to-weight ratio. With its surface specially coated, it can bond with any kinds of resins or adhesives perfectly. Thanks to these priorities, it is an ideal core material for manufacturing sandwich structural products.

ProductCharacteristicsApply InApplicableProcesses

·Significantly high specific strength/stiffness

·Wind Energy
Wind Turbine Blade, Nacelle Cover, …

·Bonding Processes

·Service temperature varies -212~+163℃

·Vessels:
Bodies, Boards, …

·Contact Forming(Lay-up/Spray-up)

·Good fire resistance

·Orbit Transportation 
Walls, Panels, Inner Structures, …

·Compression Molding

·Environmentally friendly material

·Industry 
Tools, Piping, Instrument Board,…

·Prepreg RelativeProcesses(180℃)

·Good soundand heat insulating performance


·RTM and Vacuum Infusion

·Good impact resistance


 

·Excellentfatigue resistance

  

·Good humidity resistance

  

TechnicalSpecification

BlockDensity

ASTM-C271

Kg/m3

110

160

220

Density Range

ASTM-C271

Kg/m3

100-120

145-175

200-242

Compressive Strength

ASTM-C365

MPa

6.3

12.9

13.9

Compressive Modulus

ASTM-C365

MPa

1993

4005

5199

Shear Strength

ASTM-C273

MPa

1.8

3.0

4.3

Shear Modulus

ASTM-C273

MPa

106

160

206

Tensile Strength

ASTM–C297

MPa

7.4

13.2

13.8

Tensile Modulus

ASTM–C297

MPa

2200

3570

3930

Thermal Conductivity At Room Temperature

ASTM-C177

W/(m·K)

0.048

0.066

0.084

Btu/(ft2·h·°F)

0.083

0.114

0.145

MoistureContent

ISO3130

W%

≤12%

 

Balsa Contour Sheets

Length

mm

1220(±2)

Width

mm

610(±2)

Thickness

mm

3~50(±0.5)

Deep Groove Width

mm

0.8(±0.5)

Shallow Groove Width

mm

2(±0.5)

HoleSize

mm

2(±0.5)