BALTEK® SBC

FSC Plantation Controlled Structural Balsa

BALTEK® SBC
BALTEK® SBC
BALTEK® SBC
BALTEK® SBC

BALTEK® SBC

(109 - 148 kg/m3 | 6.8 - 9.3 lb/ft3)

  • - grown on 3A Composites balsa wood plantations
  • - physical traceability of time to kiln (T2K)
  • - outstanding strength and stiffness to weight ratio
  • - fulfills most FST (flame, smoke, toxicity) requirements
  • - extremely wide operating temperature range
  • - excellent fatigue behavior

Properties

  • Extremely high specific stiffness and strength
  • Excellent fire behavior
  • Ecological product from FSC®-certified plantations
  • Full traceability and highest-quality wood due to stringent process control from seedling to delivery
  • Very broad operating temperature range from -212 °C to +163 °C
  • Excellent fatigue resistance and impact resistance
  • Excellent sound absorption and thermal insulation
  • Excellent chemical resistance

Applications

  • Ship and boat construction: hull, decks, bulkheads, superstructures
  • Wind farms: rotor blade shells and webs
  • Automotive and rail: floor, side and roof panels, front and side covering
  • Aerospace: floor plates, bulkheads and structural parts of sport aircrafts
  • Military applications: naval boats, containers, transport pallets, shelters
  • Industrial components: covers, sports equipment, tanks, mold construction

Processing

  • Vacuum infusion
  • Hand lamination / spray lay-up
  • Prepreg processing (up to 180 °C)
  • Resin injection (RTM)
  • Adhesive bonding

References

Innovation Yachts, USA - BALTEK® SBC

Innovation Yachts, USA - BALTEK® SBC

IBBI, USA - AIREX® T92, BALTEK® SB, SBC

IBBI, USA - AIREX® T92, BALTEK® SB, SBC

General Motors, USA - BALTEK® SBC

General Motors, USA - BALTEK® SBC

Innovation Yachts, USA - BALTEK® SBC

Innovation Yachts, USA - BALTEK® SBC

BALTEK® SBC – FSC Plantation Controlled Structural balsa


Application

  • Custom-built sailing yachts with BALTEK® SBC.50
  • Green yacht building concept by using sustainable and recyclable raw materials like volcanic fibers, biologically safe epoxy matrix, BALTEK® SBC.50 balsa core from FSC®-certified plantations

Processing

  • ProcessingBALTEK® SBC.50 rigid sheets for minimum resin uptake

Benefits

  • Excellent product performance
  • Best-in-class balsa from carbon-neutral production
IBBI, USA - AIREX® T92, BALTEK® SB, SBC

IBBI, USA - AIREX® T92, BALTEK® SB, SBC

AIREX® T92 – Structural and Sustainable
BALTEK® SB – Select Grade Structural Balsa
BALTEK® SBC –
Plantation controlled structural Balsa


Application

  • AIREX® T92, BALTEK® SB, BALTEK® SBC series for different boats

Benefits

  • Excellent product quality
  • Outstanding fatigue resistance properties
  • Environmentally friendly products
  • Support and in-house testing by 3A Composites Core Materials
  • Global availability
General Motors, USA - BALTEK® SBC

General Motors, USA - BALTEK® SBC

BALTEK® SBC – FSC Plantation controlled structural Balsa


Application

  • Floor panels and trunk floor of Cadillac XLR sandwiched with BALTEK® SB.100

Processing

  • Compression molding

Benefits

  • Weight saving
  • Improved part performance (stiffness, noise reduction, vibration damping)

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  • - outstanding strength and stiffness to weight ratio
  • - fulfills most FST (flame, smoke, toxicity) requirements
  • - extremely wide operating temperature range
  • - excellent fatigue behavior
  • - ecological product
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