Gillfab® 4523 is a high-strength sandwich panel composed of woven cloth and unidirectional fiberglass reinforced phenolic skins bonded to a Gillcore® HD meta-aramid honeycomb. Advanced design offers exceptional mechanical properties in accordance with Airbus BCC3 requirements.
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 of 144 (3,658)|
|Width, inch (mm)||Maximum of 60 (1,524)|
Adhesive: Epoxy film
Core: Gillcore® HD meta-aramid honeycomb
Reinforcement: Unidirectional S2-glass fiber and woven fiberglass cloth
Resin System: Phenolic
Facing: Top: 0.060 inch (1.524 mm); Bottom: 0.025 inch (0.635 mm)
The following tests are run in accordance with 5360 M1M0005006 TY BCC3 (Airbus) specification test methods.
|TGC Part Number||4523|
|Weight, psf (kg/m2)||1.19 (5.81)|
|Thickness, in (mm)||0.50 (12.6)|
|Warpage, in/ft (mm/m)||0 (0)|
|Impact strength, ft-lbs (N-m)||21.0 (28.5)|
|L.B. flexural, ultimate x/-ks, lbs (N)||966 (4297)|
|Deflection at 100 lbs (445N), in (mm)||0.23 (5.8)|
|Drum peel, lbs/3″ width (N/76-mm width)||96.8 (431)|
|Flammability (60 seconds vertical)||Self-extinguishing time, seconds||4|
|Burn length, in (mm)||0.890 (22.6)|
|Drip extinguish time, seconds||0|
|Smoke density||Upper side, DM||60|
|Lower side, DM||43|