Larcore Aluminium Honeycomb2024-04-18T13:59:02+01:00

Larcore Aluminium Honeycomb

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Lightweight, rigid and designed for demanding applications

Larcore aluminium honeycomb panels are lightweight, rigid and fire tested to A2 against standard EN 13501-1. They are designed for demanding applications including rail transport, marine, facades, cladding, automotive, aviation, engineering and industrial.

Now available with a 2 part Acrylic painted surface. This coating provides a hard wearing, durable finish which can be used in harsh environments. Most Ral and BS colours are available. Please contact our sales office for more information.

Benefits

Available to purchase online in three standard sheet sizes of 3120x1500mm, 1500x1000mm and 600x600mm. Bespoke cut sizes are also available upon request up to 6250mm long.

Thicknesses available are 6, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30 & 40mm

Manufactured in a continuous process with an aluminium honeycomb core faced with aluminium skins

Coated with a primer suitable for further processing including bonding and colour coatings. Subject to minimum quantities, bespoke finishes/coatings can be applied.

Can be supplied fully CNC machined to customers’ own details.

Now available with a 2 part Acrylic painted surface that provides a hard wearing, durable finish which can be used in harsh environments. Most Ral and BS colours are available.

Technical information

Standard sheet sizes:
3120x1500mm, 1500x1000mm and 600x600mm

Thicknesses:
6, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30 & 40mm

Weight:

6mm4.97 kg/m2
10mm5.19 kg/m2
15mm6.78kg/m2
20mm7.05kg/m2
25mm7.32 kg/m2
30mm7.59 kg/m2
40mm8.13 kg/m2

Skin Thicknesses:
Internal skin thickness: 0.5mm (for 6 & 10mm Larcore) & 1.0mm (for 15-40mm Larcore)
External skin thickness: 1.0mm

Tolerances (3120 x 1500mm sheets):
Width Tolerance: -0 / +2mm
Length Tolerance: -0 / +6mm
Thickness Tolerance: + / – 0.2mm

Aluminium honeycomb properties:

Cell size “c” – 9.52 mm
Foil thickness – 70μ
Compressive strength – 2 MPa
Core density – 54 kg/m3

Applications

Through a proprietary continuous manufacturing process, Alucoil produces its structural aluminium honeycomb panel Larcore to fit perfectly in numerous sectors such as marine, railway and industrial applications. It is an extremely lightweight and rigid panel which is non-combustible, recyclable, insulating, and energy efficient. After an intensive R&D effort, Alucoil has managed to combine the natural qualities of the honeycomb structure with its industrial experience in the manufacturing of structural metal panels, obtaining a final product capable of offering complete solutions for different project requirements.

Larcore panels are manufactured in a continuous process with an aluminium honeycomb core with aluminium skins. The aluminium skins are coated with a primer suitable as a finished surface or for further processing including bonding, and colour coatings. Larcore panels are available in standard sheets of 3120 x 1500mm or cut to size in a range of thickness from 6mm to 40mm – other thicknesses are available on request. Panel Systems offers a fabrication service including structural bonding of additional finishes and extensive CNC machining.

Transport and Industry

New projects in marine, railways, trucks, elevators, buses, aircrafts and other applications will get lighter, stronger, more rigid and energy efficient constructions. Larcore achieves a perfect balance between weight, rigidity and non-combustible classification being an ideal material for the manufacturing of transport and industrial components.

Sustainability

Larcore A2 is a 100% recyclable and eco efficient aluminium honeycomb panel. Both its external skins and its core are 100% aluminium, so it is easily and infinitely recyclable. Manufactured in a continuous process with state-of-the-art technology, unique on a world level, Larcore A2 panels are the material of the future thanks to their properties of lightness, rigidity, large dimensions and high recyclability. These panels also have the EPD certificate accrediting their low environmental impact and the commitment to the environment.

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Installation

For guidance on using Larcore for your specific application, please give our team a call on 0114 249 5635 for more information.

Our friendly and knowledgeable team are on-hand to offer expert advice and help.

Tel: 0114 275 2881
Fax: 0114 278 6840

Sales: sales@panelsystems.co.uk
General: mail@panelsystems.co.uk

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Please contact us during office hours on 0114 249 5626 or via the contact form.

Frequently asked questions

What are the main applications of Larcore?2023-08-04T12:07:17+01:00

Larcore is used in numerous sectors such as marine, railway and industrial applications. Larcore is ideal for applications that require a panel that is both lightweight and strong. To speak to a salesperson regarding Larcore, please call us on 0114 249 5626 or send an email through to sales@panelsystems.co.uk.

Can Larcore be bonded to?2023-08-04T12:06:46+01:00

Please discuss your specific requirements with one of our expert sales staff, please call us on 0114 249 5626 or send an email through to sales@panelsystems.co.uk.

Can Larcore be cut to meet my requirements for size?2023-08-04T12:07:36+01:00

Panel Systems are fully equipped with the latest CNC and machine cutting technology, meaning that we are more than capable of meeting your specified dimensions.

Where is Larcore manufactured?2023-08-04T12:07:52+01:00

Larcore is manufactured by Alucoil in Spain, and distributed / fabricated by Panel Systems from our factory in Sheffield.

What is the fire performance of Larcore?2023-08-04T12:08:15+01:00

Larcore has a rection to fire classification of A2 when tested to EN13501-01.

Contact us

Get in touch to find out more about pricing, or to discuss your requirements in more detail.

Get in touch to find out more about pricing, or to discuss your requirements in more detail.

Call us on 0114 249 5626

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