Gillfab® 5120 is a very thin sandwich panel made with aluminum skins and aluminum honeycomb.
The panel is designed for flooring, cabinetry and instrument panels in general aviation aircraft. The panel is more rigid than plate aluminum of the same thickness but weighs 50% less.
|Thickness, inch (mm)||0.091 (2.31), 0.125 (3.18)|
|Facing, face/back, inch (mm)||0.020/0.011 (0.508/0.279)
|Length, inch (mm)||Typical 120 (3,048), Maximum 144 (3,658)|
|Width, inch (mm)||Typical 48 (1,219), Maximum 48 (1,219)|
|Honeycomb||Light and medium aluminum honeycomb core|
Adhesive: Epoxy film adhesive meeting requirements of Mil-A-25463
Core: 5052N aluminum honeycomb
Facings: 2024-T3 aluminum sheet with AnoGrip® anodize
|TGC Part Number||5120|
|Panel Weight, psf (kg/m2)||0.72 (3.52)|
|Panel Thickness, inch (mm)||0.126 (3.20)|
|Skin Thickness, face/back, inch (mm)||0.020/0.020 (0.508/0.508)|
|Flatwise compression, psi (Mpa)||1,012 (6.98)|
|Climbing Drum Peel, in-lbs/3″ width (N-m/76mm width)||Face||60 (6.78)|
|Flammability||Meets FAR 25.853 & 855 App F Part I (a)(1)(I)|
Figures shown reflect typical values and should not be used as design specifications.