AIREX® R82

Radar Transparent with Fire and High Temperature Performance

AIREX® R82
AIREX® R82
AIREX® R82
AIREX® R82

AIREX® R82

(60 - 110 kg/m3 | 3.7 - 6.9 lb/ft3)

  • - fulfills most stringent fire requirements
  • - negligible moisture absorption
  • - excellent dielectric properties (radar outstanding transparency)
  • - extremely wide operating temperature range
  • - remains ductile at cryogenic temperatures

Properties

  • Fulfills highest fire requirements
  • Operating temperature from -194 °C to +160 °C (-317 °F to +320 °F)
  • Remains ductile at cryogenic temperatures
  • Excellent sound absorption and thermal insulation
  • Excellent dielectric properties (outstanding radar transparency)
  • Good fatigue resistance
  • High impact resistance (non-brittle failure mode)
  • Thermoformable

Applications

  • Aerospace: Interiors, cockpit doors, cryogenic tanks, insulating panels, radomes, helicopter rotor blades, general aviation (fuselage and wing)
  • Defense: Naval superstructures, antennas, combat communication systems
  • Marine: Fast-ferries, fire resistant interiors, radomes
  • Rail and Automotive: Front-ends, side skirts, roof panels, interiors
  • Industry: High temperature tooling, radomes, x-ray tables

Processing

  • Adhesive bonding
  • Thermoformable
  • Prepreg processing (up to 180 °C, 355 °F)
  • Hot press molding
  • Thermoplastic processable
  • Automated tape laying (ATL/CTL)

References

Transrapid International, China - AIREX® R82

Transrapid International, China - AIREX® R82

European Aerospace OEM, Germany - AIREX® R82

European Aerospace OEM, Germany - AIREX® R82

Transrapid International, China - AIREX® R82

Transrapid International, China - AIREX® R82

AIREX® R82 – Radar transparent foam with fire and high temperature performance


Application

  • Roof, side panels, floors and front cabin of Transrapid with AIREX® R82.80

Processing

  • Cold bonded (aluminium skins) / vacuum infusion

Benefits

  • Cost reduction
  • Weight saving
  • Excellent FST properties
  • Very good strength and stiffness
European Aerospace OEM, Germany - AIREX® R82

European Aerospace OEM, Germany - AIREX® R82

AIREX® R82 – Radar transparent foam with fire and high temperature performance


Application

  • European Aerospace OEM, Germany Interior panels of new passenger jets with AIREX® R82.60

Processing

  • Bonding

Benefits

  • Thermal and acoustic insulation
  • Low weight
  • Cost effective construction and processing

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  • - exceeds FAR 25.853 requirements
  • - easily passes OSU heat release test
  • - negligible moisture absorption
  • - exceptional impact resistance (non-brittle failure mode)
  • - very good chemical resistance against aerospace fluids
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