TenCate EM-5A is a 350°F (177°C) cure expanding cyanate ester syntactic film (core splice). It’s unexpanded density is approximately 50 pcf (0.80 g/cc) and exhibits an expansion ratio of up to 4x. It is available in continuous film rolls or in sheet form from thicknesses of 10-125 mils (0.25-3.18 mm). Standard widths are 24 inches (61 cm), but alternative widths up to 50 inches (127 cm) are available upon request.
- Ambient work life of more than 28 days
- Co-curable with composite prepregs
- Lightweight film core: 50 pcf, nom. (0.80 g/cc)
|Initial cure temp
||2 hours at 177°C/350°F