Aerospace Vacuum Reinforcment Brochure


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Aerospace Vacuum Reinforcment Brochure

  1. 1. Aerospace_Insert-VacuumCore 2/26/10 10:50 AM Page 1 Advanced Materials Vacuum Reinforcement of Honeycomb Core with Huntsman Frozen Syntactic Products Epocast® frozen epoxy syntactic patties from Huntsman are ideal for fast, complete filling of honeycomb cavities using a standard vacuum bag process. This vacuum core-reinforcing method increases fabricating productivity and improves the quality and structural integrity of honeycomb composite parts such as engine nacelle sections and aircraft acoustical panels. Huntsman produces four frozen one-component syntactic materials: Epocast® 938-A2 epoxy, Epocast® 1614-A1 epoxy, Epocast® 1627 epoxy and Epocast® 1661 epoxy. Each of the products is formulated for easy handling; patties are ready to use after a room temperature thaw. The softened syntactics can be used to effectively reinforce even small, 1/8-inch cell sizes. Huntsman frozen epoxy patties are high- performance materials with physical characteristics such as: Qualified to Boeing and other OEM specifications Long, 8 – 24 hour work lives Excellent high-temperature performance High compressive strength
  2. 2. Aerospace_Insert-VacuumCore 2/26/10 10:50 AM Page 2 Vacuum Reinforcement of Honeycomb Core with Huntsman Frozen Syntactic Products Vacuum Process with Syntactic Patty* Place thawed patty Add barrier to direct Pull vacuum on patty Remove excess Examine panel to over prepared epoxy flow to draw syntactic syntactic verify complete filling honeycomb panel down into core cells of cells * Also available in cartridges. Frozen, One-Component Syntactic Systems Epocast® Epocast® Epocast® Epocast® Properties 938-A2 1614-A1 1627 1661 Work Life, @ 77ºF after thaw, hrs. 24 8 24 8 Density, g/cc (lbs./ft )3 1.40 (88) 0.75 (47) 1.80 (112) 0.60 (37) Service Temperature, ºF 350 350 350 350 Compressive Strength @ 77ºF, psi 25,000 14,500 30,000 9,000 Flame Retardant Yes Yes No Yes Selected Specifications BMS 5-28, BMS 5-28, BMS 5-28, BMS 5-28 and Ty 12, Cl 1 & 2, Ty 14, Cl 1 & 2 Ty 27 PW 36757-2 Ty 13 CONTACT US TODAY FOR MORE IMPORTANT LEGAL NOTICE: Epocast® is a registered trademark of Huntsman Corporation or an affiliate thereof in one or more, but not all, INFORMATION ABOUT VACUUM countries. Sales of the product described herein (“Product”) are subject to the general terms and conditions of sale of either REINFORCEMENT OF HONEYCOMB Huntsman Advanced Materials Americas LLC, or its appropriate affiliate including without limitation Huntsman Advanced Materials (Europe) BVBA, Huntsman Advanced Materials LLC, Huntsman Advanced Materials Americas Inc., or Huntsman Advanced Materials (Hong Kong) Ltd. (“Huntsman”). The following supercedes Buyers documents. CORE AT 888-564-9318. While the information and recommendations included in this publication are, to the best of Huntsmans knowledge, accurate as of the date of publication, NOTHING CONTAINED HEREIN IS TO BE CONSTRUED AS A REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, NONINFRINGEMENT OF ANY INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS, OR WARRANTIES AS TO QUALITY OR CORRESPONDENCE WITH PRIOR DESCRIPTION OR SAMPLE, AND THE BUYER ASSUMES ALL RISK AND LIABILITY WHATSOEVER RESULTING FROM THE USE OF SUCH PRODUCT, WHETHER USED SINGLY OR IN COMBINATION WITH OTHER SUBSTANCES. No statements or recommendations made herein are to be construed as a representation about the suitability of any Americas Product for the particular application of Buyer or user or as an inducement to infringe any patent or other intellectual property right. Data and results are based on controlled conditions and/or lab work. Buyer is responsible to determine the applicability of such information and recommendations and the suitability of any Product for its own particular Huntsman Advanced Materials purpose, and to ensure that its intended use of the Product does not infringe any intellectual property rights. The Product may be or become hazardous. Buyer should (i) obtain Material Safety Data Sheets and Technical Data Americas Customer Service Center Sheets from Huntsman containing detailed information on Product hazards and toxicity, together with proper shipping, handling and storage procedures for the Product, (ii) take all steps necessary to adequately inform, warn and familiarize 10003 Woodloch Forest Drive its employees, agents, direct and indirect customers and contractors who may handle or be exposed to the Product of all hazards pertaining to and proper procedures for safe handling, use, storage, transportation and disposal of and The Woodlands, Texas 77380 exposure to the Product and (iii) comply with and ensure that its employees, agents, direct and indirect customers and contractors who may handle or be exposed to the Product comply with all safety information contained in the applicable Material Safety Data Sheets, Technical Data Sheets or other instructions provided by Huntsman and all 888-564-9318 applicable laws, regulations and standards relating to the handling, use, storage, distribution and disposal of and exposure to the Product. E-mail: Please note that products may differ from country to country. If you have any queries, kindly contact your local Huntsman representative. © 03/2010 Huntsman Corporation. All rights reserved.