Structural Core Materials

GURIT® PVC HT

STRUCTURAL FOAM CORE
  • Optimised properties
  • High temperature processing up to 140°C
  • Suitable for all sandwich composite applications
  • Superior strength and stiffness to weight ratio
  • Self extinguishing
  • Outstanding chemical resistance

Introduction

Gurit® PVC HT is a closed cell, cross-linked, high temperature resistance PVC foam. It provides superior strength to weight ratio for all composite applications.

Other key features of Gurit® PVC HT include outstanding chemical resistance, negligible water absorption, and excellent thermal insulation capabilities. It is compatible with most common resin systems including epoxy, polyester and vinylester.

Gurit® PVC HT is available in all standard cut patterns and finishes possible.

Technical Data

​Sheet Sizes
DENSITY
HALF SHEET SIZE NOMINAL SHEET SIZE
mm inches mm inches
PVC HT 60 Contact Gurit 1120 x 2400 44.1 x 94.5
PVC HT 80 Contact Gurit 1005 x 2150 39.6 x 84.6
​​Unbonded Thickness
DENSITY
UNBONDED THICKNESS
mm inches
PVC HT 60 3-78 1/8 - 3 5/64
PVC HT 80 3-75 1/8 - 2 61/64
​Mechanical Properties
TYPE
UNITS PVC HT 60 PVC HT 80
Nominal Density kg/m³ 60 80
lb/ft³ 3.8 5.0
Compression Strength
MPa 0.96 1.43
psi 139.2 207.4
Compressive Modulus
ASTM D1621-10
MPa 46 68
psi 6672 9863
ASTM D1621-73 MPa 60 87
psi 8702 12618
Shear Strength MPa 0.77 1.13
psi 112 164
Shear Modulus
MPa 21 29
psi 3046 4206
Shear Elongation at break % 13 20
Tensile Strength MPa 2.11 2.60
psi 306 377
Tensile Modulus MPa 106 137
psi 15374 19870
​Third Party Certifications
CERTIFICATE ISSUER CERTIFICATE
Det Norske Veritas Not available
DNV-GL TAK00000KH
RINA N.DIP008214NJ/001
Lloyds Register - Gurit® PVC HT 60 MATS/4640/1
Lloyds Register - Gurit® PVC HT 80 MATS/4641/1