FSC-certified balsa tree.
FSC-certified balsa tree.

BALTEK SBC is a new grade of end-grain balsa wood core material.

3A Composites Core Materials says that careful selection of the seedlings from its own nurseries and sourcing from 100% Forest Stewardship Council (FSC)-certified plantation grown trees are the driving factors for this high quality product. Full process and quality control combined with full traceability from the plantation to the delivered sheet contribute to the high standards set for BALTEK® SBC, all proven by the FSC certification.

3A Composites Core Materials is part of 3A Composites, a division of Schweiter Technologies AG of Switzerland. It produces the AIREX® and BALTEK® core materials used to make lightweight composite sandwich structures for the wind energy, marine, transportation and other industrial markets.