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Aluminium honeycomb vs Nomex
Industry

Aluminium honeycomb vs Nomex

August 1, 2019

Aluminium honeycomb vs Nomex: Aluminium honeycomb and Nomex® have similar properties but when should you choose one over the other? Aluminium Honeycomb – Strength and Rigidity Aluminium is naturally occurring and was discovered in the 1800s; it was not produced as foil until the 1900s, when a Swiss manufacturer realised that aluminium foil could be used […]

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Corex Honeycomb Exhibitions 2019
Industry

Corex Honeycomb Exhibitions 2019

January 8, 2019

We are looking forward to attending the following exhibitions in 2019, come and visit us: Engineering Materials Live – The Silverstone Wing, Silverstone Circuit, Northamptonshire, 9th May 2019 Engineering Materials Live is a specialist UK exhibition meeting the needs of engineers tasked with sourcing and specifying plastic mouldings, composites, prototyped parts and advanced engineering materials. […]

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Corex Honeycomb exhibitions 2018
Industry

Corex Honeycomb Exhibitions 2018

August 2, 2018

Corex Honeycomb Exhibitions 2018: InnoTrans, Engineering Materials Live & Advanced Engineering 2018 Following on from the success of JEC World 2018, Paris, France and Engineering Materials Live, Birmingham, UK, the Corex Honeycomb team are busy preparing for the exhibitions coming up in the second part of the year. We are planning to exhibit at the  […]

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Encocam 30 years of innovation
Industry

30 Years of Innovation Event

February 20, 2018

Corex Honeycomb is holding an event with our parent company, Encocam Ltd, to celebrate 30 years of innovation and success. 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 […]

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Team Bath 2017
Industry

Team Bath Racing 2017 season report

August 31, 2017

Team Bath Team Bath Racing 2017, the student team we have sponsored from Bath University has had a turbulent racing season, but has taken away more positives than negatives as a team! Formula Student UK After the TBR17 launch in May 2017, the competition season kicked off at Formula Student at Silverstone, UK, where despite some […]

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JEC World 2017
Industry

JEC World 2017

March 23, 2017

Corex Honeycomb attended JEC World 2017 in Paris Nord Villepinte Exhibition centre, on 14th to 16th March 2017. JEC World 2017 is the largest international gathering of composites professionals. There were 1,3000 exhibitors with over 100 countries represented. 80% of attendees were from Europe, 10% from Asia -Pacific countries, 7% from the Americas and 3% from […]

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Team Bath Racing Success
Industry

Team Bath Racing winners at last!

December 22, 2016

Team Bath Racing Success! Overall Winner Formula Student Czech Republic 2016! Team Bath Racing Success! At the end of July, Team Bath began their European road trip to race TBR16  at Formula Student East in Hungary and Formula Student Czech. Satisfied with their very respectable fourth place finish at Formula Student UK, held at Silverstone,  confidence […]

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Team Bath Racing TBR14
Industry

Team Bath Racing 2016

August 23, 2016

Team Bath Racing 2016 Team Bath Racing 2016: Corex Honeycomb has sponsored Team Bath Racing for several years and supplies them with honeycomb core for the manufacture of their chassis and aerodynamic devices. This support allows the team to design and manufacture exemplary composite components and ensure high quality of production. The students are responsible for every […]

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OBR 2019 cars
Industry

Oxford Brookes Racing 2019 car launch

July 1, 2019

Oxford Brookes Racing 2019 car launch: Since 1999, when Oxford Brookes Racing (OBR) started designing and manufacturing their own single seat racing car to compete in Formula Student (FS), the team has competed in the Class 1 Combustion category. This year, for the first time, they have also worked on the research and design concept of […]

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Oxford Brookes Racing 2018/19
Industry

Oxford Brookes Racing 2018/ 19 sponsorship

October 31, 2018

We are pleased to announce our Oxford Brookes Racing 2018/19 sponsorship; this follows on from their great performance at Formula Student 2018, Silverstone, where they were Class 1 runners up out of 82 teams, the best performing UK team! They had great results in all categories: 2nd Design, 2nd Skid pad, 3rd Endurance, 4th Cost […]

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Test Laboratory Facilities
Industry

Test Laboratory Facilities

August 1, 2018

Corex Honeycomb’s manufacturing site includes  Test Laboratory Facilities, our stringent test procedures guarantee the highest level of accuracy for our customers, enabling us to perform tests on aluminium honeycomb structures. Another division in the Encocam Ltd uses these test laboratory facilities to test Anthropomorphic Test Devices for the car safety industry. The test equipment we have […]

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JEC World 2018 exhibition
Industry

Corex Honeycomb plans for JEC World 2018 exhibition

February 19, 2018

JEC World 2018 exhibition The Corex Honeycomb Team is busy preparing for exhibitions this year in the UK and Europe. The first exhibition of the year will be JEC World 2018, which will be held at Paris Nord Villpinte, (near Charles de Gaulle Airport), a large convention centre just outside Paris. JEC  World is the largest […]

Read More
team bath racing car
Industry

Team Bath Racing launches TBR17!

June 6, 2017

Team Bath Racing At the end of May 2017, after 16 months of hard work , the 19 members of Team Bath Racing launched their new car  TBR17 . The Formula Student competition challenges engineering students to design and build a single seat racing car, then compete in Formula Student competitions around the world. Formula Student Racing […]

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Advanced Blast and Ballistic Systems
Industry

Active Mine Protection Systems Technology

March 22, 2017

Advanced Blast and Ballistic Systems (ABBS) has developed world-leading active systems for protecting armoured vehicles from mine and IED (Improvised Explosive Devices) blasts. Since their effectiveness has been demonstrated in Iraq and Afghanistan, the threat from mines and IED’s has become a problem worldwide. There has been an increase in the number of incidents to […]

Read More
Composites Europe 2016
Industry

Corex Honeycomb has successful trade exhibitions in 2016

December 20, 2016

Corex Honeycomb Exhibitions, Experience Composites, Advanced Engineering & Composites Europe 2016 The Corex Honeycomb team have attended 3 successful exhibitions this year, Experience Composites in Augsburg, Germany from 21st -23rd September, Advanced Engineering at the Birmingham NEC on 2nd and 3rd November and Composites Europe 2016 in Dusseldorf, Germany on 29th November -1st December. We enjoyed exhibition our […]

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Composites Europe
Industry

Corex Honeycomb to Exhibit at Composites Europe 2016 in Dusseldorf

August 23, 2016

Corex Honeycomb will be returning to Composites Europe in Dusseldorf, Germany on 29th November to 1st December 2016. This exhibition attracts over 11,000 trade visitors from 60 countries. This is an important European show for us as decision makers and engineers from the most relevant industries attend. This year Aluminium 2016 will also be held at the same time, […]

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Redbull Racing
Industry

The Monocoque Chassis in Formula One

April 15, 2019

Formula One (F1) is the world’s most famous motor racing sport, with around 10% of the world’s population following the races and teams. 2019 marks the 70th Formula One World Championship season, which began with Lewis Hamilton defending his title as the World Drivers’ Champion, after winning his fifth championship at the 2018 Mexican Grand […]

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Aluminium honeycomb in laser beds
Industry

Laser Bed Cutting

October 15, 2018

A laser cutter is a prototyping and manufacturing tool used primarily by engineers, designers, and artists to cut and etch into flat material. Once a design is sent to a laser cutter, the machine uses a laser beam to slice into or etch into the material on the cutting bed. Aluminium honeycomb beds During the […]

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Aluminium honeycomb provider
Industry

The Aluminium Story

April 10, 2018

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 […]

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Oxford Brookes Racing
Industry

Oxford Brookes Racing Sponsorship

December 22, 2017

Oxford Brookes Racing sponsorship We are pleased to announce our sponsorship of Oxford Brookes Racing for Formula Student 2018. The team will be using our aluminium honeycomb in the chassis of the racing car they are building, to take part in Formula Student. OBR18 will promote Corex Honeycomb and Herald Motor Company on their website […]

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The Berkeley Hotel
Industry

The Changing Face of The Berkeley Hotel

April 7, 2017

The Changing Face of The Berkeley Hotel The Berkeley Hotel started life some 300 years ago as a coffee house on the busy corner of Piccadilly and Berkeley Street. It soon transformed into the hotel we know today – a special favourite with London connoisseurs of the finer things in life, and an essential resting […]

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Aluminium Closures
Industry

Aluminium Closures -Turn 360°

January 10, 2017

Recycling of aluminium closures The average recycling rate for aluminium closures in Europe has increased to more than 50 % according to the European Aluminium Foil Association, reported in their ‘Aluminium Closures- Turn 360°’ campaign. This improvement is due to national initiatives and more efficient collection and recycling schemes across Europe, according to the Association. […]

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Corex Honeycomb exhibition
Industry

Corex Honeycomb exhibition: Experience Composites 2016 in Augsburg, Germany

September 19, 2016

Corex Honeycomb Exhibition Corex Honeycomb exhibition – Experience Composites 2016 in Augsburg, Germany from 21-23th September 2016. This exhibition has a ‘multi-location format’, which includes a composites trade fair, a conference, visits to companies using these composite materials, scientific institutes, instruction and training sessions and community events. This will be a new experience for us so come […]

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Advanced Engineering 2016
Industry

Corex Honeycomb looks forward to Advanced Engineering 2016

August 23, 2016

On 2/3rd November 2016 Corex Honeycomb will be attending  Advanced Engineering at NEC Birmingham. UK. This is the largest meeting place for engineering professionals, comprising Aero, Composites, Automotive and Performance Metals engineering. We have attended this exhibition for several years and it is always well attended with over 13,000 visitors from all areas of the industry […]

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The Berkeley Hotel
Architecture

The Changing Face of The Berkeley Hotel

April 7, 2017

The Changing Face of The Berkeley Hotel The Berkeley Hotel started life some 300 years ago as a coffee house on the busy corner of Piccadilly and Berkeley Street. It soon transformed into the hotel we know today – a special favourite with London connoisseurs of the finer things in life, and an essential resting […]

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OBR 2019 cars
Automotive

Oxford Brookes Racing 2019 car launch

July 1, 2019

Oxford Brookes Racing 2019 car launch: Since 1999, when Oxford Brookes Racing (OBR) started designing and manufacturing their own single seat racing car to compete in Formula Student (FS), the team has competed in the Class 1 Combustion category. This year, for the first time, they have also worked on the research and design concept of […]

Read More
Oxford Brookes Racing
Automotive

Oxford Brookes Racing Sponsorship

December 22, 2017

Oxford Brookes Racing sponsorship We are pleased to announce our sponsorship of Oxford Brookes Racing for Formula Student 2018. The team will be using our aluminium honeycomb in the chassis of the racing car they are building, to take part in Formula Student. OBR18 will promote Corex Honeycomb and Herald Motor Company on their website […]

Read More
Advanced Blast and Ballistic Systems
Automotive

Active Mine Protection Systems Technology

March 22, 2017

Advanced Blast and Ballistic Systems (ABBS) has developed world-leading active systems for protecting armoured vehicles from mine and IED (Improvised Explosive Devices) blasts. Since their effectiveness has been demonstrated in Iraq and Afghanistan, the threat from mines and IED’s has become a problem worldwide. There has been an increase in the number of incidents to […]

Read More
Redbull Racing
Automotive

The Monocoque Chassis in Formula One

April 15, 2019

Formula One (F1) is the world’s most famous motor racing sport, with around 10% of the world’s population following the races and teams. 2019 marks the 70th Formula One World Championship season, which began with Lewis Hamilton defending his title as the World Drivers’ Champion, after winning his fifth championship at the 2018 Mexican Grand […]

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Team Bath 2017
Automotive

Team Bath Racing 2017 season report

August 31, 2017

Team Bath Team Bath Racing 2017, the student team we have sponsored from Bath University has had a turbulent racing season, but has taken away more positives than negatives as a team! Formula Student UK After the TBR17 launch in May 2017, the competition season kicked off at Formula Student at Silverstone, UK, where despite some […]

Read More
Team Bath Racing Success
Automotive

Team Bath Racing winners at last!

December 22, 2016

Team Bath Racing Success! Overall Winner Formula Student Czech Republic 2016! Team Bath Racing Success! At the end of July, Team Bath began their European road trip to race TBR16  at Formula Student East in Hungary and Formula Student Czech. Satisfied with their very respectable fourth place finish at Formula Student UK, held at Silverstone,  confidence […]

Read More
Oxford Brookes Racing 2018/19
Automotive

Oxford Brookes Racing 2018/ 19 sponsorship

October 31, 2018

We are pleased to announce our Oxford Brookes Racing 2018/19 sponsorship; this follows on from their great performance at Formula Student 2018, Silverstone, where they were Class 1 runners up out of 82 teams, the best performing UK team! They had great results in all categories: 2nd Design, 2nd Skid pad, 3rd Endurance, 4th Cost […]

Read More
team bath racing car
Automotive

Team Bath Racing launches TBR17!

June 6, 2017

Team Bath Racing At the end of May 2017, after 16 months of hard work , the 19 members of Team Bath Racing launched their new car  TBR17 . The Formula Student competition challenges engineering students to design and build a single seat racing car, then compete in Formula Student competitions around the world. Formula Student Racing […]

Read More
Team Bath Racing TBR14
Automotive

Team Bath Racing 2016

August 23, 2016

Team Bath Racing 2016 Team Bath Racing 2016: Corex Honeycomb has sponsored Team Bath Racing for several years and supplies them with honeycomb core for the manufacture of their chassis and aerodynamic devices. This support allows the team to design and manufacture exemplary composite components and ensure high quality of production. The students are responsible for every […]

Read More
Corex Honeycomb Exhibitions 2019
Exhibitions

Corex Honeycomb Exhibitions 2019

January 8, 2019

We are looking forward to attending the following exhibitions in 2019, come and visit us: Engineering Materials Live – The Silverstone Wing, Silverstone Circuit, Northamptonshire, 9th May 2019 Engineering Materials Live is a specialist UK exhibition meeting the needs of engineers tasked with sourcing and specifying plastic mouldings, composites, prototyped parts and advanced engineering materials. […]

Read More
JEC World 2017
Exhibitions

JEC World 2017

March 23, 2017

Corex Honeycomb attended JEC World 2017 in Paris Nord Villepinte Exhibition centre, on 14th to 16th March 2017. JEC World 2017 is the largest international gathering of composites professionals. There were 1,3000 exhibitors with over 100 countries represented. 80% of attendees were from Europe, 10% from Asia -Pacific countries, 7% from the Americas and 3% from […]

Read More
Composites Europe
Exhibitions

Corex Honeycomb to Exhibit at Composites Europe 2016 in Dusseldorf

August 23, 2016

Corex Honeycomb will be returning to Composites Europe in Dusseldorf, Germany on 29th November to 1st December 2016. This exhibition attracts over 11,000 trade visitors from 60 countries. This is an important European show for us as decision makers and engineers from the most relevant industries attend. This year Aluminium 2016 will also be held at the same time, […]

Read More
Corex Honeycomb exhibitions 2018
Exhibitions

Corex Honeycomb Exhibitions 2018

August 2, 2018

Corex Honeycomb Exhibitions 2018: InnoTrans, Engineering Materials Live & Advanced Engineering 2018 Following on from the success of JEC World 2018, Paris, France and Engineering Materials Live, Birmingham, UK, the Corex Honeycomb team are busy preparing for the exhibitions coming up in the second part of the year. We are planning to exhibit at the  […]

Read More
Composites Europe 2016
Exhibitions

Corex Honeycomb has successful trade exhibitions in 2016

December 20, 2016

Corex Honeycomb Exhibitions, Experience Composites, Advanced Engineering & Composites Europe 2016 The Corex Honeycomb team have attended 3 successful exhibitions this year, Experience Composites in Augsburg, Germany from 21st -23rd September, Advanced Engineering at the Birmingham NEC on 2nd and 3rd November and Composites Europe 2016 in Dusseldorf, Germany on 29th November -1st December. We enjoyed exhibition our […]

Read More
Advanced Engineering 2016
Exhibitions

Corex Honeycomb looks forward to Advanced Engineering 2016

August 23, 2016

On 2/3rd November 2016 Corex Honeycomb will be attending  Advanced Engineering at NEC Birmingham. UK. This is the largest meeting place for engineering professionals, comprising Aero, Composites, Automotive and Performance Metals engineering. We have attended this exhibition for several years and it is always well attended with over 13,000 visitors from all areas of the industry […]

Read More
JEC World 2018 exhibition
Exhibitions

Corex Honeycomb plans for JEC World 2018 exhibition

February 19, 2018

JEC World 2018 exhibition The Corex Honeycomb Team is busy preparing for exhibitions this year in the UK and Europe. The first exhibition of the year will be JEC World 2018, which will be held at Paris Nord Villpinte, (near Charles de Gaulle Airport), a large convention centre just outside Paris. JEC  World is the largest […]

Read More
Corex Honeycomb exhibition
Exhibitions

Corex Honeycomb exhibition: Experience Composites 2016 in Augsburg, Germany

September 19, 2016

Corex Honeycomb Exhibition Corex Honeycomb exhibition – Experience Composites 2016 in Augsburg, Germany from 21-23th September 2016. This exhibition has a ‘multi-location format’, which includes a composites trade fair, a conference, visits to companies using these composite materials, scientific institutes, instruction and training sessions and community events. This will be a new experience for us so come […]

Read More
Aluminium honeycomb vs Nomex
Industry

Aluminium honeycomb vs Nomex

August 1, 2019

Aluminium honeycomb vs Nomex: Aluminium honeycomb and Nomex® have similar properties but when should you choose one over the other? Aluminium Honeycomb – Strength and Rigidity Aluminium is naturally occurring and was discovered in the 1800s; it was not produced as foil until the 1900s, when a Swiss manufacturer realised that aluminium foil could be used […]

Read More
Aluminium honeycomb provider
Industry

The Aluminium Story

April 10, 2018

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
Aluminium honeycomb in laser beds
Industry

Laser Bed Cutting

October 15, 2018

A laser cutter is a prototyping and manufacturing tool used primarily by engineers, designers, and artists to cut and etch into flat material. Once a design is sent to a laser cutter, the machine uses a laser beam to slice into or etch into the material on the cutting bed. Aluminium honeycomb beds During the […]

Read More
Encocam 30 years of innovation
Industry

30 Years of Innovation Event

February 20, 2018

Corex Honeycomb is holding an event with our parent company, Encocam Ltd, to celebrate 30 years of innovation and success. 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
Test Laboratory Facilities
Industry

Test Laboratory Facilities

August 1, 2018

Corex Honeycomb’s manufacturing site includes  Test Laboratory Facilities, our stringent test procedures guarantee the highest level of accuracy for our customers, enabling us to perform tests on aluminium honeycomb structures. Another division in the Encocam Ltd uses these test laboratory facilities to test Anthropomorphic Test Devices for the car safety industry. The test equipment we have […]

Read More
Aluminium Closures
Industry

Aluminium Closures -Turn 360°

January 10, 2017

Recycling of aluminium closures The average recycling rate for aluminium closures in Europe has increased to more than 50 % according to the European Aluminium Foil Association, reported in their ‘Aluminium Closures- Turn 360°’ campaign. This improvement is due to national initiatives and more efficient collection and recycling schemes across Europe, according to the Association. […]

Read More