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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Alternative precursor R&D: Lignin in the lightweighting limelight CompositesWorld

This abundant, renewable resource shows promise as an alternative to PAN for low-cost, functional carbon fibers.

IACMI starting to walk the talk CompositesWorld

The Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI) is six months into its five-year life and is showing signs of collaborative-based innovation.

Toho Tenax develops carbonizing process and surface treatment technologies CompositesWorld

Toho says it is working to commercialize the technologies for mass production.

Solvay’s composites unit signs distribution agreement with Bang & Bonsomer Group CompositesWorld

This exclusive distribution agreement with Bang & Bonsomer will enhance Solvay’s business development in Lithuania, Estonia, Latvia and Finland.

Top composites news articles of 2015 CompositesWorld

A look back at the most read news articles of 2015.

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