Aluminum Honeycomb

Structural Core Material with Highest Strength to Weight Ratio

Aluminum Honeycomb
  • Excellent Strength to Weight Ratio
  • Corrosion Resistant
  • Elevated temperature performance
  • Fire and Fungus resistant
  • Will not absorb Moisture
  • Easily Machined and Formed

Aluminum honeycomb offers maximum stiffness and one of the highest strength to weight ratios of any structural core material available. The foil is cleaned and treated with a chemical conversion coating for corrosion resistance. For maximum corrosion protection you can choose Alcore's proprietary PAA coating which provides protection from the harshest environments.

Typical 5052 Aluminum Honeycomb Typical Properties

Density

Cell 

Compression

Sheer Strength

Sheer Modulus

 

Size

Gage

Strength PSI (Stabilized)

Crush

"L"

"W"

"L"

"W"

pcf

inch

inch

75 F

350 F

75F

75 F

350 F

75 F

350 F

75F

3.1

8-Jan

0.0007

305

200

145

215

145

132

90

32

16

4.5

8-Jan

0.001

580

380

270

345

240

225

150

51

25

6.1

8-Jan

0.0015

1030

660

450

565

400

345

220

77

37

8.1

8-Jan

0.002

1575

1075

760

810

575

540

310

112

50

2.6

May-32

0.0007

245

150

105

170

110

102

80

24

12

3.8

May-32

0.001

415

280

210

275

200

168

140

41

20

5.3

May-32

0.0015

730

500

340

425

340

275

200

64

31

6.9

May-32

0.002

1140

780

570

595

500

380

275

91

42

2

16-Mar

0.0007

180

100

70

122

80

71

65

17

9

3.1

16-Mar

0.001

340

200

145

215

145

128

90

32

16

4.4

16-Mar

0.0015

555

375

270

335

235

220

145

50

24

5.7

16-Mar

0.002

870

600

410

465

380

305

200

70

34

6.9

16-Mar

0.0025

7785

780

570

600

500

380

275

91

42

8.1

16-Mar

0.003

1735

1075

760

735

575

490

310

112

50

** Other densities and cell sizes available

Core Composites provides only general technical data as an accommodation to assist our customers. Actual values may vary from manufacturer to manufacturer and are subject to change. Specifications are not intended for engineering purposes. Core Composites makes no warranties that the product conforms to the specifications nor to the accuracy of the specifications. Additionally there are NO WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. The product is sold "AS IS".