Gillfab® 4223 is a high-strength sandwich panel composed of woven cloth fiberglass reinforced phenolic skins bonded to a Gillcore® HD meta-aramid aramid honeycomb. Designed to meet the Airbus BCC2 requirements without the application of an aluminum sheet to the top surface.
Floor panels for bulk cargo compartments in Airbus A318/A319/A320/A321/A330/A340/A300/A310/A300-600.
|Thickness, inch (mm)||0.496 (12.6)|
|Length, inch (mm)||Maximum 144 (3,658)|
|Width, inch (mm)||Maximum 60 (1,524)|
Adhesive: Epoxy film
Core: Gillcore® HD meta-aramid honeycomb
Reinforcement: Woven fiberglass cloth
Resin System: Phenolic
Facing: Top: 0.050 inch (1.27 mm); Bottom: 0.020 inch (0.508 mm)
The following tests are run in accordance with 5360 M1M0005006 TY BCC2 (Airbus) specification test methods.
|TGC Part Number||4223|
|Weight, psf (kg/m2)||1.01 (4.93)|
|Thickness, in (mm)||0.50 (12.6)|
|Warpage, in/ft (mm/m)||0 (0)|
|Impact strength, ft-lbs (N-m)||13.6 (18.4)|
|L.B. flexural, ultimate x/-ks, lbs (N)||955 (4248)|
|Deflection at 100 lbs (445N), in (mm)||0.28 (7.1)|
|Drum peel, lbs/3″ width (N/76-mm width)||79.1 (352)|
|Flammability (60 seconds vertical)||Self-extinguishing time, seconds||4|
|Burn length, in (mm)||0.875 (22.2)|
|Drip extinguish time, seconds||0|
Figures shown reflect typical values and should not be used as design specifications.