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Baltek SB Contourkore - 5/8"

  • Type: Double Cut, Color: Natural Balsa Wood
  • Dimensions: 5/8" Thick x 24" X 48"
  • Applications: Polyester, Vinylester, Epoxy Resins, and KEVLAR or Carbon Fibers
  • Item #: 
    Baltek Corp.
    Model #: 
    Shipping Weight: 
    3.75 Lbs.
    Our Price:
    Status:    In Stock



    • BALTEK SB is a core material produced from select kiln-dried balsa wood in the end-grain' configuration
      • When balsa wood is cut perpendicular to the grain direction it has optimum physical properties due to its honeycomb-like cell structure
    • BALTEK has the following properties:
      • Extremely low specific weight
      • High mechanical rigidity and stiffness
      • Reduced use of raw materials
    • Applications: Ship and boat construction (hull, decks, bulkheads, superstructures, interior fittings)
    • Applications: Compatible with polyester, vinylester or epoxy resins and glass, DuPont™ KEVLAR® or carbon fibers
    • Sandwich structures with balsa result in a particularly lightweight and sturdy end product
    • Depending on processing and in combination with other layers, BALTEK® core material has other interesting properties:
      • Excellent flexural, bond & shear strengths
      • High strength-to-weight ratio
      • Requires less resin to wet out than cellular foam cores
      • Pre-wetting not necessary
      • Certified & approved for marine use
      • Includes fiberglass scrim for contour ability
      • High specific stiffness and rigidity
      • Excellent fire behavior
      • Excellent moisture resistance
      • Excellent fatigue resistance
      • Excellent sound absorption and thermal insulation
      • High impact resistance
      • Operating temperature from -212° C to +163° C
    • Material:
      • Balsa is a universal core material due to the excellent styrene and chemical resistance as well as the neutral behavior in terms of temperature fluctuations
      • Balsa can be processed with all known resin systems and processes and has excellent laminate adhesion properties
      • BALTEK balsa wood is grown on their own plantations in Ecuador; it is not obtained from the deforestation of the rain forest
        • Ecological, sustainable product, made of 100% plantation wood

    Other Applications:

    • Rail and road vehicles (floor, side and roof panels, front and side covering, interior fittings)
    • Wind energy plants (rotor blades, covers for rotor hubs, casings and generators)
    • Aerospace (floor plates, galley parts, interior fittings, transport pallets, containers, and structural parts of sporting aircraft)
    • Military applications (transport pallets, containers, shelters, boats)
    • Industrial components (containers, covers, tanks, sports equipment [skis, snowboards, kayaks])

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    Additional Handling Note:
    Most carriers impose an extra handling fee of $12.00, that will be added to your shipping charges if it applies.

    WARNING: This product MAY expose you to chemicals, which are known to the State of California to cause cancer, birth defects and/or other reproductive harm. For more information go to

    West System 105 Epoxy Resin - Gallon
    Item #: 750361
  • Formulated for Use with West System Hardeners, Mix Ratio*
  • Cures to a High-Strength Solid with Excellent Moisture Resistance
  • Size: 0.98 Gallon (3.74 L)
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    West System 205 Fast Hardener - 27.5 Ounces
    Item #: 750364
  • Formulated for Use with 105 Epoxy Resin, Mix Ratio*
  • Shortens Working and Cure Times When Working at Lower Temperatures
  • Size: 27.5 fl. Oz. (814 ml)
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    MAS Epoxies Epoxy Resin
    Item #: 751063
  • Formulated for Use with MAS Epoxies Hardeners, Mix Ratio 2:1
  • Low-Viscosity Resin for an Easy-Flowing System with Low Drip and No Blush
  • Size: Gallon
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    MAS Epoxies Slow Hardener
    Item #: 751065
  • Use with MAS Epoxy Resin, Mix Ratio 2:1
  • Extends Working and Cure Times in Diverse Range of Climate Conditions
  • Size: 1/2 Gallon (1.9 L)
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    ArroWorthy 1550 Tradesman White China Bristle Brush
    Item #: 756725BRU3--
  • Brush Width: 3", Trim Length: 2", Thickness: 11/16"
  • Brush Style: Double-Thick Chip, Flat Trim with Natural Wood Handle
  • Applications: Resin, Glue, Epoxy, Acetone and Other Solvents
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