Excellent strength to weight. An all-purpose grade used in multiple industries
High-temperature resistant core suitable for prepreg applications
High-performance core for extremely demanding applications such as fast marine hulls
Superior strength to weight. Used in multiple industries, including wind and marine
A PET core with excellent FST properties used in transport and construction industries
A recyclable core material used in a variety of applications such as domes and claddings
Well-suited for use as local inserts in the way of fittings, either tapped or bolted through
A thermoplastic core material designed to increase performance and decrease weight
An aerospace core available with comprehensive quality documentation and traceability
A sandwich core with excellent FST properties, suitable in commercial aircrafts interiors
Core material for subsea applications, used from sea level to 700 meters depth
A deep-water subsea syntactic foam used for depths from 700 to 10,000 meters
A core with excellent insulation properties, for low and cryogenic temperatures
Used in marine and wind applications in combination with foam
A selection of the most widely used and preferred finishing options
The football stadium Maracana, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, is undergoing total renovations to meet the requirements for the World Cup 2014.
The stadium will host the final game of the 2014 Cup; among these works is a special project, using large composite panels supplied by Diab´s representative Barracuda Advanced Composites to restore a mosaic of the main entrance of the Football Museum.
The original mosaic was designed and built in the early '50s for the opening of World Cup in Brazil by the artist Paulo Werneck (1907 - 1987).
The porcelain mosaic decorated the outer wall of the stadium atrium and is next to the photo galleries of soccer idols and above the Walk of Fame, where immortalized famous feet who glorified the stadium. The Mosaic reproduces scenes of players in action and became one of the main attractions of the stadium.
According to Barracuda, the mosaic is being glued on large composite panels manufactured using the resin infusion method, with fibre glass facings and Diab foam core, glued to the mosaic with epoxy adhesive. This material has characteristics that will provide an effective result in order to preserve the authenticity of the mosaic wall and increase its durability.
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