Gillfab® 4605

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Gillfab® 4605 is a low smoke sandwich panel with thinner facings of phenolic resin reinforced with woven fiberglass and unidirectional carbon fiber bonded to a light-weight Gillcore® HD meta-aramid honeycomb core.


Flooring panel for use under seat areas of passenger compartment in AirbusA318/A319/A320/ A321/A330/A340 aircrafts.


  • All phenolic resin – low smoke emission in a fire
  • High strength and rigidity
  • Corrosion resistant facings
  • Light weight
  • Service temperature: to 180°F (82°C)


Thickness, inch (mm)0.374 (9.5)
Length, inch (mm)Maximum 60 (1,524)
Width, inch (mm)Maximum 144 (3,658)
Facing thickness, face/back, inch (mm)0.017/0.017 (0.4/0.4)


Adhesive: Epoxy

Core: Meta-aramid

Facings Reinforcement: Unidirectional carbon fiber with woven glass cloth

Facings Resin System: Phenolic


  • AI Technical Specification No. 5360 M1M 000600, Issue 3 (PC1)
  • FAR 25.853 – fire resistant
  • ABD 0031 – Smoke density and toxicity

Alternative Gill Products

TGC Product No.Difference
Gillfab® 4505Low smoke sandwich floor panel with thicker facings, heavier density core. For use in high traffic areas.
Gillfab® 4605Low smoke sandwich floor panel with thinner facings, lighter density core. For use under seating areas.

Performance Properties, Typical

The following tests are run in accordance with A1 5360 MIM000600 specification requirements.

TGC Part Number4605-374
Weight, psf (kg/m2)0.605 (2.95)
Warpage, in/ft (mm/m)0 (0)
Long Beam Bending, lb (N)350 (1,556)
Deflection @ 100 lbs, inch (@445N, mm)0.370 (9.42)
Drum Peel, in-lb/3″ width (N/76mm width)78 (347)
FlammabilityMeet requirements of FAR 25.853 Appendix F Part I (a)(1)(i) & (a)(2)(ii)

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

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