AIREX®, BALTEK®, BANOVA® - Structural foam and balsa cores for an optimized performance in the marine market
Demands in boat and ship construction are particularly challenging as it involves diverse functional components. With AIREX®, BALTEK® and BANOVA®, 3A Composites AirexBaltekBanova offers composites for (nearly) all components: bulkheads and beams, transoms and wales, superstructures, hull bottoms, decks, to portholes and build-in closets.
Our offer of services and materials starts in the evaluation phase with the development of the most effective configuration of lightweight composites and the specification of the most cost-effective resources; it covers the complete process all the way up to production of the lightweight sandwich component - everything according to customer requirements.
Our structural materials are characterized by maximum impact and compression resistance, a high level of rigidity, low weight, easy formability, and absolute water tightness.
Our areas of application are as diverse as our materials:
- Recreational boats
- Racing boats
- Luxury yachts
- Cruise liners
- Commercial and military ships
- Greatest stability and rigidity
- Maximum impact and compression resistance
- Easy processing
- Excellent aging properties and long-term stability
- Lower weight reduces fuel consumption and/or increased weight capacities
- Hull bottoms
- Interior fittings
- Bulkheads and beams
- Portholes and covers
TAILWIND WITH AIREX®
Winning a sailing regatta requires a lightweight and sturdy boat. AIREX® T92 SealX as core for the hull composite for the racing yacht "Fifty-Fifty" helps: 364 m² sail area at 1500 kg weight. And the course record already during the first long-distance regatta.
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