Trying to find the name of other composite core material

Discussion in 'Materials' started by midcap, Sep 14, 2020.

  1. midcap
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    midcap Junior Member

    I know that I could use coosa blue water 26 for my deck to replace the 1/2" plywood core that was in there prior.

    But, if there another core that is equivalent that I should consider?

    I don't think any type of honey comb would work since I would have to increase the thickness of the core and I don't want to waste alot of resin
     
  2. fallguy
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    fallguy Senior Member

    You need to provide span details.

    Aquaplas comes in 1/2".

    Corelite..

    Perhaps a 12# corecell, but $$$$

    Other cores may suit, but only if spans are known.
     
  3. Mr Efficiency
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    Mr Efficiency Senior Member

    Coosaboard is a stand alone structural element though, is it not ? The reinforcement is built in to it. Are there analogues of that, I guess is the question. Likely would be.
     
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