Tacoma, Washington - General Plastics Manufacturing Co. will present its rigid polyurethane composite core foams at the Composites 2013 trade show in Orlando, Florida.
This Tacoma, Washington-headquartered company will showcase its Last-a-Foam flame retardant rigid closed-cell foams, including its FR-6700 aerospace-grade series, which withstands process temperatures up to 250°F (121°C). It is suitable for models & prototypes, vacuum-form dies and mould patterns.
General Plastics will also present its FR-3700 precision-core series, an aerospace grade foam that it says is tougher and less friable than the 6700, as well as its FR-4300 thermoformable board series, designed for composite panel cores where compound-curved surfaces with low-cost, heat-forming methods.
It will also introduce two new composite core sample kits at the event.
General Plastics says its composite core materials can be used in the aerospace and automotive industries in place of aluminium, as well as for sports equipment and in the marine industries.
Composites 2013 is held 29-31 Jan in Orlando, Florida.