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EconCore exhibits for the first time at TMC Annual Meeting & Transportation Technology Exhibition Information in Nashville, Tenn. EconCore will be exhibiting for the first time at the upcoming 2017 TMC in Nashville, Tennessee (February 27 to March 1, Booth 853).

[view details]21-02-2017

RS Taichi Teccell Chest Protector and Windproof Stretch Denim The Teccell Chest Protector offers the most protection with the least amount of materials to make it lighter all while protecting the second most impacted part of a motorcyclist's body.

[view details]20-02-2017

JEC World 2017: ThermHex shows honeycomb cores with new 5 mm cell size ThermHex presents new product variations of its polypropylene (PP) honeycomb cores with a cell size of 5 mm at the world’s largest trade fair for composite materials, the JEC World in Paris, from 14 to 16 March in hall 5A stand P22.

[view details]09-02-2017

EconCore exhibits at JEC World 2017! EconCore and ThermHex Waben will present its technology and products at JEC World 2017 in Paris.

[view details]07-02-2017

Composites Europe a great success ThermHex CEO Jochen Pflug draws a positive balance after the international business trade fair for composite materials in Dusseldorf

[view details]07-12-2016

Transportation

Typical Applications: 

  • Trucks, Trailers, Semi-trailers (truck/trailer boxes, dividers, doors, aerodynamic side skirts and tail elements, bulkhead, …)
  • Public transportation – buses, trams, trains (interior elements and body panels, flaps and covers)
  • Inner cladding for commercial vehicles 
  • RVs
  • Cargo-containers, ULDs
  • Aircraft interior parts (under development)

Key advantages:

  • Weight-reduction per the honeycomb sandwich panel effec 
  • Cost-reduction per the efficient, in-line integrated production process 
  • Enhanced rigidity 
  • Good toughness
  • Insensitive to moisture and humidity effects (plywood replacement)
  • Improved thermal insulation and acoustic performance
  • Reduction of C02 emissions and minimal environmental impact
  • Excellent thermo-formability
  • Enhanced fire resistance and FST properties​ 

Most popular honeycomb core materials in these applications:

  • Polypropylene, FR and FST qualified thermoplastics, Polyamide (PA6, PA66, …), …

Most popular sandwich skin materials in these applications:

  • Thermoplastic composites, Thermoset composites, Steel, Aluminium, Polypropylene, FR and FST qualified thermoplastics, …