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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Sicomin receives Deutsche Bahn accreditation CompositesWorld

Sicomin's SR1124 fire-retardant epoxy has been accredited by Deutsche Bahn for use in rail applications.

Wabash expands with new facility for composites unit CompositesWorld

Wabash National will invest more than $2 million to expand production operations for its Wabash Composites business in Frankfort, Ind., USA.

“Surfaces, Thermoforming, Laminating and Edgefolding” Tech Day at composites molder FRIMO CompositesWorld

Award-winning co-developer of Street Shark bionic car surfaces to minimize drag hosts technical workshop featuring top speakers and technology demonstrations.

London Underground explores composite materials CompositesWorld

Mind the gap! The iconic London subway system develops lighter doors made with composites, in partnership with the National Composites Centre, for more efficient transport.

Core Molding Technologies enters new supply deal with Navistar CompositesWorld

Truck manufacturer Navistar will continue to purchase its original equipment and service requirements for fiberglass-reinforced products from Core Molding Technologies through October 2018.

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