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3A Composites Core Materials launches new grade of balsa

News International-French

20 Apr 2011

3A Composites Core Materials continues to be the key innovator for structural core materials and unveils the new Baltek® SBC at the JEC Show 2011 in Paris. Baltek® SBC is a completely new grade of balsa end-grain core material featuring unprecedented quality and sustainability.

Careful selection of the seedlings from own 3A Composites nurseries and sourcing from 100% FSC-certified plantation grown trees are the driving factors for this high quality product.


Moreover, full process and quality control combined with full traceability from the plantation to the delivered sheet contribute to the high standards set for Baltek® SBC, all proven by the FSC certification. The introduction of the new Baltek® SBC demonstrates once again that 3A Composites is driven by eco-logic.



About 3A Composites Core Materials:

3A Composites Core Materials is a global organization with operations in Europe, North America, Ecuador and China and is part of 3A Composites, a division of Schweiter Technologies AG.

The branded products Airex® and Baltek® have pioneered the sandwich technology for almost 70 years. These core materials are used by fabricators to make innovative lightweight sandwich structures for the wind energy, marine and transportation markets as well as other industrial applications. 3A Composites Core Materials is the global leader in answering the markets’ and users' needs for sustainable, lightweight and resource-friendly materials that enable end products to become lighter and thus be more energy efficient. In the wind energy market, its core materials are key to the growth in the generation of renewable energy.

Schweiter Technologies, a Swiss company with a strong tradition, focuses activities on innovative composite materials and high-quality machine construction.



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