Nomex, 1/8" honeycomb, .080" sheet
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").
The NOMEX has a 1/8" honeycomb and weighs 1.8 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.
- Shipping Restrictions - Location
- No Restrictions
- 22" or 55.8cm
- 16" or 40.6cm
- .080" or 2mm