Corex Honeycomb is a manufacturer of aluminium honeycomb core for composite panels, based in the UK, working with industries worldwide. We pride ourselves in seeking solutions, working in collaboration with our customers, within a wide scope of industries including rail, marine, construction, architecture, automotive, logistics, air conditioning and wind energy. We have multilingual staff ready to discuss your project with you who can offer a wealth of experience and expertise in the field of composites.
Encocam, the parent company of Corex Honeycomb was established in 1988 by Mike Ashmead, as a producer of aluminium honeycomb sandwich panels. The business expanded into many related areas including energy absorption and safety testing solutions. In order to reduce its reliance on external suppliers, Encocam began manufacturing its own aluminium honeycomb, used primarily in the production of energy absorbers and crash test barriers; Corex Honeycomb was founded and the supply of aluminium honeycomb to external companies began. The origin of the name comes from the core strength of the honeycomb structure made when sheets of aluminium are bonded together and then expanded.
Corex Honeycomb sponsored Team Bath Racing and helped them build TBR14, their lightest, fasted car yet!More info
The Berkeley hotel has a stunning new entrance canopy made from Corex aluminium honeycomb glass panels, the result of an an exciting collaboration with Bellapart.More info
Corex Honeycomb worked on the Eurotunnel Vehicle Shuttle with Dartford Composites, producing aluminium honeycomb panels for the interior.More info
Corex Honeycomb supplied parts to the team to be used in the prestigious Formula Student event. The strong yet lightweight aluminium honeycomb has been used to improve air flow and has provided crucial support for the team during the development of the vehicle.More info
The Corex Honeycomb brand promotes aluminium honeycomb as a structural lightweight material with high strength properties, which makes it suitable for a world of applications. Corex Honeycomb has supplied aluminium honeycomb for some exciting projects including The London Eye, the energy efficient Personal Rapid Transit Pods at London Heathrow Airport and the Hitachi Class 800 train, all working alongside TRB Lightweight Structures.
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Corex Honeycomb has been a trusted aluminium honeycomb provider to the European rail sector for over 25 years. When used in a bonded composite sandwich panel the high strength-to-weight ratio and corrosion resistance provides the perfect application for doors, floors, furniture, galley and sanitary modules (as shown), interior panel partitions and energy absorbers.
Corex honeycomb is made of 100% aluminium. Aluminium honeycomb is chosen for its excellent strength to weight ratio and used extensively in the motorsport, marine, architecture and aerospace industries. Why aluminium? How was this material discovered and what are its benefits? The following article answers these questions and shows the range of processes it can […]Read More
Corex Honeycomb is holding an event with our parent company, Encocam Ltd, to celebrate 30 years of success and innovation. This will take place on Friday 27th April in Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, UK where you can listen to talks from industry leaders focusing on innovation with global trade and operations. You will have the opportunity to […]Read More
Corex Honeycomb has been working closely with Gilcrest Manufacturing, a Bristol based composite panel manufacturer, for many years, supplying them with our aluminium honeycomb; amongst the many exciting projects we have been involved in includes floor panels for the British Museum, wall panels for the Royal Garden Hotel in Kensington, London and lids for sunken trampolines. […]Read More