Syntactic foam

  • US 20050124708A1
  • Filed: 02/28/2003
  • Published: 06/09/2005
  • Est. Priority Date: 03/01/2002
  • Status: Abandoned Application
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1. A method of manufacturing syntactic foam including the steps of:

  • providing a predetermined ratio of constituent materials including a liquid phase binder and microspheres that are naturally buoyant in that binder;

    blending the constituent materials into a mixture and placing the mixture into a mould;

    allowing the microspheres to float to the top of the mixture;

    draining excess liquid phase binder from the mould; and

    allowing the remaining liquid phase binder to set or cure between the microspheres.

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