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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IACMI completes summer internship program CompositesWorld

IACMI selected 15 participants and awarded a paid 10-week internship at one of five IACMI partner locations.

Comau accepting applications for training course CompositesWorld

To date, more than 90 engineers who attended the master program have joined Comau.

Composites UK, British Plastics Federation to present Thermoplastic Composites 2016 CompositesWorld

The one-day event will be chaired by Henry Sarel-Cook of GKN Land Systems and will take place on October 6th at the BPF’s London office.

Mikrosam delivers automated filament winding line to Magna CompositesWorld

Integrated production cell for high-volume production of composite CNG tanks installed in Graz, Austria plant.

Rail line landmark restoration via pultrusion CompositesWorld

Composites’ corrosion resistance prolongs handrail/fencing lifespan.

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