Gillfab® 4522

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Gillfab® 4522 is a low smoke sandwich floor panel made from woven fiberglass reinforced phenolic facings bonded to Gillcore® HD meta-aramid honeycomb core.


Flooring panels for containerize cargo holds in all Airbus Industrie 300 series aircrafts


  • High impact strength
  • Corrosion resistant
  • Light weight
  • Low smoke generation
  • Good burn through resistance
  • Service temperature: 180°F (82°C)


Thickness, inch (mm)0.374 (9.5)
Length and Width, inch (mm)Maximum 60 x 144 (1,524 x 3,658)
Facing thickness, face/back, inch (mm)0.020/0.015 (0.508/0.381)


Adhesive: Epoxy

Core: Meta-aramid

Facings Reinforcement: Fiberglass woven cloth

Facings Resin System: Phenolic


  • AI Technical Specification No. 5360 M1M 000500, Issue 5 (CCC1)
  • FAR 25.853 – fire resistant
  • ABD 0031 – Smoke density, toxicity, flammability, and burn through

Performance Properties, Typical

TGC Part Number4522-374
Weight, psf (kg/m2)0.609 (2.97)
Long Beam Bending, lb (N)323 (1,439)
Deflection @ 100 lbs, inch (@445N, mm)0.83 (21)
Panel Shear, lbs (N)755 (3,449)
Drum Peel, in-lbs/3″ width (N/76mm width)71 (317)
Stabilize Compression, psi (N/mm2)1,690 (11.65)
Impact Strength, ft-lbs (Nm)4.88 (6.61)
Insert Shear, lbs (N)2,293 (10,200)
Warpage, in/ft (mm/m)0 (0)
FlammabilityMeets requirements of FAR 25.853 & 855 Appendix FPart I and III

Figures shown reflect typical values and should not be used as design specifications.

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