Aquacore from Advanced Ceramics Manufacturing

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AquaCore™ has a consistency like moist sand. It is shipped with its full water content. AquaCore™ is used to form simple shapes via pressure packing into molds or through CNC machining simple blocks. AquaCore™ does not gain strength until it has reached a moderate level of drying. AquaCore™ mandrels are porous and need to be sealed before composite processing to prevent resin infiltration.


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Specifications and Features

AquaCore™ Benefits:

  • Washes Away in Cold Tap water
  • Environmentally Friendly
  • Non-toxic and odorless
  • Removable from previously inaccessible hidden areas
  • Easily dried in a conventional oven
  • Strong and lightweight
  • Easy to repair
  • Compatible with all commercial resins and pre-preg compounds

Compressive Strength: 500 psi at 70° F/21° C
Density Dry: 33.7 lbs. / cu. ft. at 250 psi compaction (0.53 g/cm3)
Coefficient of Thermal Expansion: 4.68 x 10-6 mm / mm° C

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