Gillfab® 4004A is a low smoke sandwich panel made from unidirectional fiberglass reinforced phenolic facings bonded to Gillcore® HD meta-aramid honeycomb core.
The panel is designed for use as passenger flooring in high load areas such as entries, galleys and lavatories in commercial aircraft.
|Thickness, inch (mm)||Typical 0.410 (10.4)|
|Length, inch (mm)||Typical 96 (2,438)
Maximum 144 (3,658)
|Width, inch (mm)||Typical 48 (1,219)
Maximum 60 (1,524)
|Facings thickness, inch (mm), face/back||0.015/0.015 (0.381/0.381) and 0.030/0.015 (0.762/0.381)|
Core: Gillcore® HD meta-aramid
Facings Reinforcement: Unidirectional glass fiber
Facings Resin System: Phenolic
|TGC Product No.||Difference|
|Gillfab® 4004B||Offering additional panel thicknesses and honeycomb options for cargo flooring in commercial airplanes.|
The following tests are run in accordance with BAER 3232 specification requirements.
|TGC Part Number||4004A*|
|Weight, psf (kg/m2)||0.784 (3.83)|
|Long Beam Bending, lbs-in/in-width (N)||489 (2,175)|
|Deflection @ 170 lbs, inch (@756N, mm)||0.20 (5.08)|
|Short Beam Shear Strength, psi (Mpa)||837 (5.77)|
|Flatwise Compressive Strength, psi (Mpa)||2,358 (16.26)|
|Drum Peel, in-lbs/3″ width (N/76mm width), face/back||12/15 (53/67)|
|Impact at 80 inch drop height||No damage|
|Flammability||Meet FAR 25.853 App F Part I|
Figures shown reflect typical values and should not be used as design specifications.