For the next level of mechanical and thermal performance, Ultracor developed carbon fiber honeycomb. Ultracor has manufactured carbon structural honeycomb from both pitch and PAN precursor materials.
Ultracor carbon fiber/cyanate ester honeycomb is used in advanced satellite antennas and instrument benches to achieve the thermal stability of near zero CTE. Our carbon fiber/epoxy honeycomb provides an unparalleled mechanical strength when compared to other materials.
MECHANICAL PROPERTIES AT ROOM TEMPERATURE
CARBON HONEYCOMB PRODUCT INFORMATION
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ULTRACOR PRODUCT DESIGNATIONS
Ultracor products are designated by use of a series of letters and numbers, as follows:
UCF-304-3/8-2.0, in which:
“U” represents Ultracor Honeycomb
“CF” indicates that the material used is Carbon Fiber
“304” determines the product code number under which the details of construction are documented.
“3/8” indicates a 3/8” cell size.
“2.0” indicates a nominal density in pounds per cubic foot. (lbs/ft³)