Structural Core Materials

GURIT® BALSAFLEX™

END GRAIN BALSA WOOD CORE
  • High quality composite core material made from end grain balsa
  • Highest strength to weight ratio of any structural core
  • Natural, sustainable and responsibly sourced

Gurit® Balsaflex™ is the classic end-grain balsa wood core, featuring very high strength to weight ratio. When an application requires high-strength and stiffness and cost effectiveness, Gurit® Balsaflex™ is a suitable solution due to a good balance between cost, properties and weight. Gurit® Balsaflex™ is available in a range of densities, thicknesses, formats and finishes. Gurit® Balsaflex™ is Germanischer Lloyds and Lloyds approved.

Typical Applications

Gurit® Balsaflex™ is used for wind turbine blades and nacelles, marine, automotive, truck, rail and aircraft parts. Gurit® Balsaflex™ can be supplied in sheet form or kit-cut to customer’s desired shapes.