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What does 3A Composites make?

What does 3A Composites make?

The company offers products, such as foam products, composite structures, sandwich construction elements, heated floor panels, aluminum composite panels, polyvinyl chloride foam sheets and boards, paper faced foam boards, foam plastic sheets, heavy-duty foam boards, front cabins, polyurethane-core foam boards, fluted …

What is PET foam?

PET (Polyethylene terephthalate) is one of the most highly used plastic materials, and it is also the highest volume produced at this time. PET foam is a kind of closed-cell thermoplastic structural foam, and its main component is polyethylene terephthalate, commonly known as polyester resin.

What is 3A company?

3A Composites is the global market leader in core materials for sandwich constructions, particularly for use in wind farms. The company is also a leading player in other segments such as composite panels for high-quality facades and display applications.

Who makes Sintra?

3A Composites USA Inc.
Sintra is a lightweight rigid board of moderately expanded closed-cell PVC, manufactured by 3A Composites USA Inc.

Who makes Elmer’s foam board?

3A Composites
We are excited to announce 3A Composites has acquired the Elmer’s and EnCore foam-board division from Newell Brands, thereby broadening our product offering to the display, graphic-arts, and framing markets.

How is PET foam manufactured?

The traditional foaming equipment consists of one long extruder where a number of tasks are performed: the polymers are melted and mixed with gas, in order to create a homogeneous solution, and the structure is cooled and pushed through a die.

What is PET foam core?

PET foam is a kind of closed-cell thermoplastic structural foam. The PET foam core material has certain shear and compression strength. It is used as the core material of sandwich structure and is widely used in construction, road transportation, rail transportation, aviation, wind power and other fields.

Who makes Dibond?

3A Composites GmbH
DIBOND is comprised of two pre-painted sheets of . 012” aluminum bonded to a solid polyethylene core in a continuous extrusion process. Manufactured by 3A Composites GmbH.

What is SINTRA plastic?

Sintra® is a lightweight yet rigid board of moderately expanded closed-cell polyvinyl chloride (PVC) extruded in a homogenous sheet with a low gloss matte finish. This material is lightweight yet rigid and durable, as well as dent and scratch resistant.

What is expanded PVC?

Expanded PVC (expanded polyvinyl chloride) is a lightweight, yet rigid, expanded foam polyvinyl chloride. Expanded PVC, available in a wide variety of colors, is a good substrate for digital and screen printing, painting, laminating, vinyl lettering, and forming projects.

Can Foamboard get wet?

Because of its resistance to moisture, foam board insulation is a great choice whenever and wherever there is a chance it could get wet, such as: an exterior foundation, inside a basement against the foundation, and on the outside of a house beneath a house wrap.

What is the largest size foam board?

There are specialty 50” x 100” for larger standard foam board. There are also foam board sizes up to 60” x 100” that are gatorboard only. Gatorboard is also a foam board but is more durable than standard foam board.

Why choose 3A Composites?

3A Composites develops, manufac­tures and markets high-quality aluminium composite panels, structural composite materials, plastic sheets and lightweight foam boards. In each segment 3A Composites offers a unique product range and is a leading player in all target markets.

What is the only structural core material made from natural resources?

Grown on our own plantations in Ecuador and Papua New Guinea, BALTEK® balsa woood is the only structural core material made of natural, renewable resources. What is a core material and what a sandwich construction?

What are the core materials used in the construction of sandwiches?

Make your choice out of the broadest portfolio of high-performing and sustainable core materials made of rigid foams and balsa wood. Closed-cell foams filled with 50-96% air – AIREX® rigid foams give your sandwich structures outstanding strength, excellent stiffness and minimal weight.

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