Compare Reinforced Torsion Box Core

Reinforced Torsion Box Core Comparisons Based on 2″ x 2″ Grids

 

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Insulation x x x x x
Sound Deadening x x x x x
Lightweight x x
Strength x x x
Solid x x x x
Eco-friendly x x x x
Renewable x x x x
Oversize x x x x x x
Dimensionally Stable
Affordable x x x x x
Thickness Available x x x x x x
Skin Options x x x x x x
Easy to Machine x x x x x x
Fast Turnaround x x x x x x

Insulation: Reinforced Torsion Box Core has built-in insulation value with an R3 to R6.5 rating per inch, depending on client’s needs/specifications.

Sound deadening: Reinforced Torsion Box Core’s filler material has natural sound-deadening properties. Other sound-deadening options are available at customer request.

Light weight: When compared to other materials Reinforced Torsion Box Core weighs much less, as much as 50% less, or more, as little as 4 lbs. per sq. ft. yet eco-friendly. This advanced technology used in the aviation industry is now available for use in your home.

Strength: Reinforced Torsion Box Core based on 2″ x 2″ grids and 3/4″ thick = 660 PSI. For instance, aluminum 3/8″ grids = 30+ PSI (smaller grids should be more strength). Reinforced Torsion Box Core’s superior strength comes from its advanced torsion box design.

Solid: Reinforced Torsion Box Core is solid like a rock. While the vertical wood grain torsion box core may be compared to other hollow honeycomb cores, the Reinforced Torsion Box Core voids are not hollow as they are bonded wall-to-wall and filled with recycled foam for a strong, solid substrate.

Eco-friendly: Reinforced Torsion Box Core is manufactured using natural wood fibers, no formaldehyde, or toxic chemicals, is created using less energy than any other core material with little or no waste.

Renewable: The structure of Reinforced Torsion Box Core is 100% renewable (nature-grown) clean fiber and/or recycled material.

Oversize: Reinforced Torsion Box Core excels in area of large oversize products due to its unique properties and can be up to 50 foot length.

Dimensionally stable: Reinforced Torsion Box Core is the most dimensionally stable building material allowing us to create large, oversize products (i.e., doors, up to 50 ft.) that are true flat exceeding AWI standards and can be guaranteed to be true flat. Large oversize panels can be truly dimensionally stable without any movement due to temperature and moisture change.

Affordable: Even though Reinforced Torsion Box Core technology is used in high-end applications, we make it affordable for broad use in a large number of applications. Reinforced Torsion Box Core performance is comparable to any high-end core but could be as little cost as low-end wood product core.

Thickness available: Reinforced Torsion Box Core is readily available in many thicknesses, up to 6 inches in standard thickness, with custom thicknesses available.

Skin options: For many different exteriors including (but not limited to) aluminum, cement board, cold roll steel, concrete, ceramic tile, fiber glass, galvanize metal, glass, MDF, metal, plastic, plywood, solid wood, stainless steel, etc…

Easy to machine: Reinforced Torsion Box Core is easy to work with in the shop or on-site for sawing, sanding, adding solid wood implants, gluing, cutting and fastening.

Fast turnaround: In you’re in a rush, only Reinforced Torsion Box Core can be custom made within 24 hours and is proudly manufactured for you in the USA.

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