Nomex

Nomex® honeycomb is a non-metallic, very light and strong product

Made of aramid paper impregnated with phenolic resin, Nomex® has a good electrical insulation capacity and is appreciated for its special lightweight and extreme rigidity features.
The range includes two types of product depending on use:

  • industrial;
  • aeronautical.

Nomex commercial

Good electrical insulation capacity combined with lightness and rigidity make Nomex® honeycomb a first-class reinforcement.
It is manufactured from aramid paper impregnated with phenolic resin.
 

Nomex aereonautical

Our clients can choose between commercial and aeronautical grade nomex.

Nomex® is the structural reinforcement of choice for applications in the marine, railway, automotive, military and aeronautical sectors.
 

 

Dimensions

Applications

Railway sector
Yachts and Shipbuilding
Automotive industry
Aeronautica

Technical datasheet

Aeronautic core characteristics +
Honeycomb core’s properties
 

Compression

bare Strength
N/mm2

L-direction

W-direction

strength
N/mm2

modulus
N/mm2

strength
N/mm2

modulus
N/mm2

 

Cell size mm

Density kg/m3

(μm)

min

typ

min

typ

min

typ

min

typ

min

typ

Hexagonal

3,2

29

(38)

0.54

0.80

0.52

0.62

22

27

0.28

0.38

12

16

Hexagonal

3,2

48

(51)

1.90

2.10

1.16

1.32

38

48

0.62

0.72

24

30

Hexagonal

3,2

64

(51)

3.70

4.50

1.48

1.78

50

64

0.82

0.97

30

38

Hexagonal

3,2

64

(76)

3.10

3.90

1.60

1.90

60

68

0.94

1.05

38

44

Hexagonal

3,2

80

(76)

4.70

5.50

1.95

2.35

68

80

1.05

1.25

38

48

Hexagonal

3,2

96

(76)

6.60

7.44

2.45

2.80

86

96

1.42

1.68

56

68

Hexagonal

3,2

123

(76)

10.00

11.80

2.90

3.35

98

118

1.76

1.94

71

84

Hexagonal

3,2

128

(76)

11.30

12.88

2.95

3.40

104

128

1.78

2.05

74

87

Hexagonal

3,2

144

(76)

13.20

15.20

3.05

3.50

110

128

1.90

2.20

80

94

Hexagonal

3,2

200

(76)

23.00

26.60

3.60

4.00

120

138

2.20

2.70

84

98

Hexagonal

4.0

29

(51)

0.60

0.80

0.45

0.56

18

26

0.26

0.34

11

14

Hexagonal

4.0

48

(51)

2.26

2.68

1.06

1.20

34

42

0.56

0.68

22

28

Hexagonal

4.0

64

(76)

3.90

4.65

1.44

1.70

48

58

0.80

0.90

30

40

Hexagonal

4.0

80

(76)

5.10

5.70

1.90

2.50

66

78

0.98

1.26

36

44

Hexagonal

4.0

123

(102)

9.30

10.80

3.40

3.85

110

125

1.86

2.10

58

68

Hexagonal

4.0

128

(102)

10.00

11.50

3.50

3.90

115

130

1.90

2.20

60

70

Hexagonal

4.0

144

(102)

13.00

16.00

3.60

4.00

120

135

2.00

2.40

70

82

Hexagonal

4.8

32

(51)

0.90

1.15

0.58

0.76

23

31

0.36

0.42

16

22

Hexagonal

4.8

48

(51)

2.60

2.85

0.98

1.14

34

40

0.56

0.66

22

28

Hexagonal

4.8

64

(76)

3.40

4.40

1.70

2.00

52

64

0.92

1.14

34

46

Hexagonal

4.8

96

(76)

8.40

9.00

2.26

2.56

78

84

1.32

1.48

46

56

Hexagonal

4.8

96

(102)

7.30

8.00

2.52

2.85

88

94

1.44

1.68

56

64

Hexagonal

4.8

123

(127)

9.30

10.80

3.40

3.85

110

125

1.86

2.10

58

68

Hexagonal

6.4

24

(51)

0.54

0.70

0.34

0.52

14

20

0.18

0.26

11

14

Hexagonal

6.4

32

(51)

0.80

1.06

0.54

0.76

22

32

0.30

0.40

12

20

Hexagonal

6.4

50

(76)

2.15

2.60

1.00

1.26

30

44

0.56

0.72

20

28

Hexagonal

6.4

64

(76)

3.40

4.60

1.54

1.92

54

66

0.79

1.10

32

40

Hexagonal

9.6

24

(76)

0.52

0.66

0.32

0.52

13

21

0.16

0.26

9

14

Hexagonal

9.6

32

(76)

0.68

1.06

0.56

0.77

18

30

0.29

0.38

11

17

Hexagonal

9.6

48

(76)

1.80

2.20

1.15

1.30

30

41

0.66

0.80

20

26

Hexagonal

12.8

32

(127)

0.75

0.95

0.46

0.56

16

20

0.26

0.30

9

12

Hexagonal

12.8

64

(127)

2.80

3.40

1.60

1.82

52

64

0.88

1.15

26

36

Hexagonal

19.2

24

(127)

0.50

0.62

0.50

0.60

11

16

0.22

0.28

9

11

Hexagonal

19.2

32

(127)

0.70

0.92

0.60

0.80

18

28

0.32

0.48

14

22

Over-expanded

4.8

29

(51)

0.60

0.85

0.31

0.42

9

14

0.32

0.4

14

24

Over-expanded

4.8

48

(51)

2.30

2.80

0.66

0.74

18

24

0.72

0.82

36

44

Over-expanded

4.8

64

(51)

3.80

4.60

0.72

0.84

22

26

0.90

1.04

48

56

Over-expanded

6.4

48

(51)

2.30

2.80

0.66

0.74

15

22

0.72

0.78

33

42

Over-expanded

6.4

56

(51)

2.80

4.10

0.74

0.94

18

24

0.78

0.92

36

46

Over-expanded

4.8

64

(51)

3.20

4.50

0.82

0.92

21

26

0.92

1.02

40

56

Tolerance - density +/- 16%

Commercial core characteristics +
Honeycomb core’s properties

 

Compression
Strength 

L-Shear

W-Shear

  Cell size mm Density kg/m3 N/mm2 N/mm2 N/mm2

Hexagonal

3,2

48

1,90

1,16

0,62

Hexagonal

3,2

64

3,10

1,48

0,82

Hexagonal

3,2

80

4,70

1,95

1,05

Hexagonal

3,2

96

6,60

2,45

1,42

Hexagonal

3,2

128

11,30

2,95

1,78

Hexagonal

3,2

144

13,20

3,05

1,90

 

Hexagonal

4,0

29

0,60

0,45

0,26

Hexagonal

4,0

80

5,10

1,90

0,98

 

Hexagonal

4,8

32

0,90

0,58

0,36

Hexagonal

4,8

48

2,60

0,98

0,56

Hexagonal

4,8

64

3,40

1,70

0,92

Hexagonal

4,8

80

6,00

1,95

1,10

Hexagonal

4,8

96

7,30

2,26

1,32

 

Hexagonal

6,4

24

0,54

0,34

0,18

Hexagonal

6,4

32

0,80

0,54

0,30

Hexagonal

6,4

48

2,05

1,00

0,56

Hexagonal

6,4

64

3,40

1,54

0,79

 

Hexagonal

9,6

24

0,54

0,34

0,18

Hexagonal

9,6

32

0,68

0,56

0,29

Hexagonal

9,6

48

1,80

1,15

0,66

 

Over expanded

4,8

29

0,60

0,31

0,32

Over expanded

4,8

48

2,30

0,60

0,72

Over expanded

4,8

64

3,80

0,72

0,90

Over expanded

4,8

72

4,00

0,75

0,92

Over expanded

4,8

80

5,30

0,88

1,17

Over expanded

4,8

96

6,70

0,92

1,28

 

Over expanded

6,4

48

2,30

0,60

0,72

Over expanded

6,4

64

3,20

0,72

0,90

Tolerance - density: +/- 16%
Thickness’ tolerance: +/- 0.250 mm

IMPORTANT

To allow us to offer you a panel with particular finishes or colors without minimal pigment variations, it is recommended to place an overall order , so that we can plan the production with the rolling mills that will carry out the painting of the sheets in a batch.

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