At CPT, we specialize in combining the widest range of skin and composite panel core materials in the industry to create tailored composite panel solutions that meet the unique specifications of our customers.

Our composite panel core material options include polypropylene, aluminum honeycombs, insulated foam cores, paper honeycombs, and wood, each offering distinct characteristics in terms of weight, strength, insulation, durability, and price.

5 = Lightest
5 = Strongest
5 = Best Insulation
5 = Most Durable
5=highest Cost
Polypropylene Honeycomb 3 4 2 5 3
Aluminum Honeycomb 3 5 1 5 4
Low Density EPS Foam 5 2 5 3 2
Paper Honeycomb 5 2 1 2 2
Wood 0 3 2 1 2

Polypropylene Honeycomb

CPT’s Polypropylene Honeycomb core features a unique cell structure that delivers a high strength-to-weight ratio. Resistant to corrosion, fungi, rot, chemicals, and moisture, it’s ideal for transportation, structures, construction, and marine applications.

Aluminum Honeycomb

CPT’s Aluminum Honeycomb offers lightweight construction with excellent strength and corrosion resistance. Its tight tolerances make it perfect for high-tech applications requiring ultra-flat and precision panels, as well as transportation, structures, architectural, and construction projects.

Insulated Foam – EPS, XPS, PVC, PET…

CPT’s Insulated foam cored panels provide outstanding thermal properties for temperature-sensitive applications. Available in different chemical formulations, these panels are lightweight and cost-efficient, making them suitable for transportation, construction, marine, and high-tech industries.

Paper Honeycomb (Nomex)

CPT’s Paper Honeycomb offers a high strength-to-weight ratio with good thermal stability. Coated to resist heat and water intrusion, it’s suitable for structures, transportation, and marine applications.

Learn more about CPT skin material options.