Showa Aircraft announces first Aluminum 5056 alloy honeycomb core is shipped. MAY 16, 2022

Showa Aircraft Industry Co., Ltd is pleased to announce that Aluminum 5056 alloy honeycomb core has been shipped. This honeycomb core is manufactured in accordance with AMS-C-7438.

They can be used for various aerospace applications.

Showa can propose 2 types of surface treatment technologies that meet AMS-C-7438, Class 1, and Class 2.

Class 1: Phosphoric Acid Anodized (PAA)

Class 2: Basic Corrosion Resistance (BCR)


For more information, please contact.

Showa has obtained supplier’s qualification from Euro NCAP MPDB! MARCH 18, 2022

In January 2022, Showa has been awarded and approved as official supplier of Euro NCAP MPDB (Honeycomb barrier for offset frontal impact test).

In June 2020, dynamic testing of MPDB has been implemented by UTAC (French laboratory).  Subsequently in October 2021, evaluation test against actual vehicle has been implemented by BASt (German laboratory).


Showa’s MPDB has passed both of tests to satisfy the severe performance requirements and has obtained Euro NCAP qualification.

(In 2013, Showa has already obtained qualification of Euro NCAP AE-MDB.)

Exhibit at CAMX 2021 OCTOBER 6, 2021

Showa Aircraft Industry Co., Ltd exhibits at CAMX (Composites and Advanced Materials Expo) 2021 tradeshow from October 19-21 in US central time.

We exhibit PAA aluminum honeycomb core, aramid honeycomb core, CFRP faced aramid honeycomb sandwich panels qualified by Boeing to the BMS4-20 specification, GF/Phenolic faced aramid honeycomb, GF/Epoxy faced aramid honeycomb and aluminum-faced aluminum honeycomb panels for aircraft interior applications.

Our distributor, Professional Plastics is a co-exhibitor. Please drop by our BB55 booth.