Injectable foam/core

Discussion in 'Materials' started by erikssonniklas, Oct 2, 2007.

  1. erikssonniklas
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    erikssonniklas Junior Member

    Hi Everyone

    I am looking for injectable PU or PVC (or any other you can recommend) foam which I hope to inject into a 3m long mould. Some key properties I am looking for is:

    - Density – somewhere between 35-60 kg/m3
    - Short cure time – in the mould
    - As low internal mould pressure as possible – I’m hoping to be able to use composite moulds
    - Low shrinkage when cured
    - Temp/fire/sound properties not prior

    This method if possible will save me a lot of time, when I don’t have to mill each divinycell block by hand.

    Thankful for any comment.

    /Niklas
     
  2. kach22i
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    kach22i Architect

    Are you asking about something like Z-Plex?

    http://www.3tex.com/

    They are making a large hovercraft out of it.
     
  3. erikssonniklas
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    erikssonniklas Junior Member

    Thanks kach22i, but no.

    I'm hoping to pre-cast the foam core before i laminate around it.

    //Niklas
     
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  5. Pericles
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    kach22i

    Thanks for the link to Z-Plex. Very interesting.

    Pericles
     
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