• PT Youtube
  • CW Facebook
  • CW Linkedin
  • CW Twitter
3/5/2014

Thin-ply glass mat for railway applications

Facebook Share Icon LinkedIn Share Icon Twitter Share Icon Share by EMail icon Print Icon

Chomarat is launching ROVICORE FR, a glass mat product designed to help to meet requirements for the hazard level (HL) under the new European fire classification standard (EN 45545) for train materials that will enter into effect in 2016.

Share

Facebook Share Icon LinkedIn Share Icon Twitter Share Icon Share by EMail icon Print Icon

Related Suppliers

Chomarat (Le Cheylard, France) is launching ROVICORE FR, a glass mat product designed to help to meet requirements for the hazard level (HL) under the new European fire classification standard (EN 45545) for train materials that will enter into effect in 2016. Parts with of ROVICORE FR successfully passed the FIRST tests (flame spread, ignitability, rate of heat release, smoke opacity and toxicity of smoke) and met the most stringent certification requirements for vehicles that travel underground. ROVICORE FR is also halogen-free to minimize the toxicity of smoke in case of fire. Like all the other products in the line, ROVICORE FR is adapted to closed mold processes, including resin transfer molding (RTM) and RTM light. Its specific core construction makes it especially effective in low-pressure injection processes. 

RELATED CONTENT

  • 3D printing composites with continuous fiber

    New composite manufacturing technology for multimaterial, multifunctional composite structures.

  • Composites 101: Fibers and resins

    Compared to legacy materials like steel, aluminum, iron and titanium, composites are still coming of age, and only just now are being better understood by design and manufacturing engineers. However, composites’ physical properties — combined with unbeatable light weight — make them undeniably attractive. 

  • Structural polyurethanes: Bearing bigger loads

    The versatile polymer shows new strength (and other advantages) in pultrusion and core materials applications.

Related Topics

Resources