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Nomex

 

 

Nomex® is a lightweight honeycomb fiber originally developed by Dupont Chemical for the aviation industry. It is being used by innovative luthiers in the creation of "double tops" (also called "hollow tops").

We carry three sizes of Nomex. The NOMEX and NOMEXT have an 1/8" honeycomb and weigh 1.8 pounds per cubic foot. The NOMEXW has a 1/4" honeycomb and weighs 2.0 pounds per cubic foot.

Nomex is available in larger dimensions, call for details.

The two videos, below, by
luthier and instructor Robert O'Brien
demonstrate double top construction.

HomepageVIDEOtipsRed75

 

DOUBLE TOPS
Part I

 

HomepageVIDEOtipsRed75 DOUBLE TOPS
Part II

 


SKU Product Name In Stock Each  
NOMEXW Nomex, 1/4" honeycomb, .080" sheet
Yes $29.16
NOMEX Nomex, 1/8" honeycomb, .080" sheet
Yes $30.70
NOMEXT Nomex, 1/8" honeycomb, .060" sheet
Yes $34.89