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3000 Series Aluminum Honeycomb

Superior Strength Lightweight Aluminum Honeycomb

ARGOSY 3000 Series Aluminum Honeycomb is a lightweight honeycomb core that offers superior strength and corrosion resistance to meet a broad range of demanding applications. It is a high performance, low-cost structural core material that is perfect for architectural, transportation, marine, and other industrial applications.

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3000 Series Aluminum Honeycomb

Typical Applications

ARGOSY 3000 Series Aluminum Honeycomb is utilized in a wide range of applications where: Lightweight, High flex strength, Corrosion-resistant, low-cost honeycomb core panels are desired. These include:

  • Marine interior planels
  • Automotive and truck panels
  • Industrial equipment
  • Tooling board
  • Engery Absorbing Applications

  • Architectural building panels and curtain walls
  • Rail and subway car flooring, wall and storage compartment panels
  • General door, shelving and cover panels
  • airflow control

Features

  • Excellent energy absorption qualities
  • Corrosion and fungus resistant
  • Low cost/high value
  • Available with RoHS compliant chrome-free
    coating
  • Excellent strength-to-weight ratio over broad
    temperature range beyond 350°F/177°C

How to Order

When ordering, please specify material type using the following format: Example 5.2 1/4 -N-E

wdt_ID PRODUCT DENSITY CELL SIZE PERFORATED OR NON-PERFORATED EXPANDED or UNEXPANDED
1 Aluminum Honeycomb 5.2 1/4 P or N E or U

Available Dimensions and Tolerances

wdt_ID wdtcolumn STANDARD MAXIMUM TOLERANCE
1 Ribbon (L) 48 inches (1220 mm) 72 inches | (1829 mm) +2.0/-0.0 inches | +50.8 / -0.0 mm
2 Transverse (W) 96 inches (2440 mm) 354 inches (9000 mm) +4.0 / -0.0 inches (+101.6 / -0.0 mm)
3 Thickness (T) Block N/A 34.5 inches (876 mm) +1.0 / -0.0 inches (+25.4/ -0.0 mm)
4 Thickness (T) Slice Up to 4 inches (102mm) T Up to 4 inches (102mm) T ±0.004- (±0.1 mm)
5 Expanded Panel Over 4 inches (102mm) T Over 4 inches (102mm) T ±0.062- (±1.575 mm)
6 Density See Product Availability Chart See Product Availability Chart ± 15%
7 Cell Size See Product Availability Chart See Product Availability Chart ± 15%

Product Availability

wdt_ID ALLOY NOMINAL CELL SIZE NOMINAL DENSITY PCF NOMINAL FOIL THICKNESS INCHES NOMINAL FOIL THICKNESS MICRONS
1 3000 3/16 4.4 .00185 47
2 3000 1/4 3.4 .00185 47
3 3000 1/4 3.4 .00285 72
4 3000 3/8 2.3 .00185 47
5 3000 3/8 3.6 .00285 72
6 3000 1/2 1.7 .00185 47
7 3000 1/2 2.6 .00285 72
8 3000 3/4 1.2 .00185 47
9 3000 3/4 1.8 .00285 72
10 3000 1 1.3 .00285 72

Typical Mechanical Properties

wdt_ID CELL SIZE (INCHES) / DENSITY (LBS) STABILIZED COMPRESSION STRENGTH "L DIRECTION" (MPa) MODULUS "L DIRECTION" (PSI) STRENGTH "W DIRECTION" (MPa) MODULUS "W DIRECTION" (PSI)
1 1/4 Inches | Density 3.4 2.00 MPa | 543 PSI 1.60 258 0.90 128
2 1/4 Inches | Density 5.2 2.80 MPa | 998 PSI 2.20 438 1.30 221
3 3/8 Inches | Density 2.3 1.11 MPa | 242 PSI 0.86 189 0.59 88
4 3/8 Inches | Density 3.6 1.56 MPa | 632 PSI 1.20 283 0.82 144
5 1/2 Inches | Density 1.7 0.65 MPa | 94 PSI 0.7 102 0.4 58
6 1/2 Inches | Density 2.6 0.86 MPa | 274 PSI 0.80 222 0.55 99
7 3/4 Inches | Density 1.2 0.35 MPa | 51 PSI 0.4 58 0.3 44
8 3/4 Inches | Density 1.8 0.48 MPa | 163 PSI 0.48 111 0.35 54
9 1 Inches | Density 1.3 0.35 MPa | 51 PSI 0.4 58 0.3 44

*Information contained above is typical only and should be verified for any specific applications

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