Zone: Mass Transit
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Trains, buses and subways make extensive use of composites in vehicle body panels, air conditioner enclosures and interior parts and components. Increasing demand for lightweighting in this sector offers good opportunity for more composites application.


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Lightweighting a heavyweight

Process combination produces significantly lighter overhead storage bins for big-rig sleeper cabs.
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Reversibly crosslinking thermoset-thermoplastic hybrid polymers CompositesWorld

Evonik’s new system delivers crosslinked performance of epoxies below 100°C, processing benefits of thermoplastics above 170°C.

Hyperloop Transportation Technologies now has more than $100 million in total investment CompositesWorld

Several companies have offered their in-kind services includes composites manufacturer Carbures Europe SA.

Gardner Business Index at 49.7 in October CompositesWorld

Employment is up and composites in the US electronics industry continue a 2016 growth trend.

Some predictions for 2017 CompositesWorld

We will see even greater progress in 2017 than we saw in 2016, some surprising, some long awaited.

Navigating tighter HSE standards for composites manufacturers worldwide CompositesWorld

Solvent-free, HSE standard- compliant processing aids perform, today, as well as solvent-based products.

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