Divinycell F

Discussion in 'Materials' started by rwatson, Oct 19, 2010.

  1. rwatson
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    rwatson Senior Member

    Just been reading about this 'new' ( to me ) product, it may have applications in boats. Any experience comments welcome. I bet its pricey.


    Claims include : -

    Divinycell F is particularly fast and easy to process and does not require edge filling.

    Key Features
    • Excellent Fire Behaviour
    • Very Low Smoke & Toxicity – Self Extinguishing
    • High Temperature Resistance
    • Excellent Heat Ageing at 356°F (180°C)
    • Superior Damage Tolerance
    • Low Water Absorption - 2 v%.
    • Good Peel Strength • Excellent Fatigue Life
    • Good Resistance to Most Aircraft Fluids
    • High Toughness
    • Low Creep
    • Superior Dielectric Characteristics
    • Good Acoustic/Sound Insulation Properties
  2. SandEngXp
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    SandEngXp New Member

    Gents - This product is focused at 2 markets and 3 technical areas.

    1) Aircraft Interiors
    2) Defense and Aerospace application with high service temperature
    3) Dielectric Spacers - Radomes and such.

    Marine overlap applications might be engine rooms, engine room overheads for temperature resistance -composite construction for passenger vessels etc.
  3. CatBuilder

    CatBuilder Previous Member

    Right. This foam is not easy to process (at least by thermoforming) if the heat required to bend it is 365deg F. Corecell A foam requires 170 degrees F.

  4. Herman
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    Herman Senior Member

    To me it seems to be a product similar to Rohacell, or Airex R82. Not for normal boat building.
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