Rail

Always on the right track

Ultra performing composites

Modern railways are designed to last for decades, meaning countless trips with numerous acceleration and deceleration cycles every single day. Lightweight design helps reducing the energy demand as well as wear and tear of railway systems.

From high-speed trains to light railways - lightweight constructions provide sustainable development of modern public transportation. Make sure that you are on the right train!

Advantages of our core materials

  • Excellent fire resistance
  • Significant weight savings potential
  • Lower total operating costs
  • Excellent fatigue properties and long-term stability
  • Good heat insulation
  • Easy processing
  • Integration of functional groups (e.g. heating)
  • Sustainability

The right product in the right place

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References

Transrapid International, China - AIREX® R82

Transrapid International, China - AIREX® R82

Sniap S.r.l., Italy - AIREX® T90

Sniap S.r.l., Italy - AIREX® T90

Ansaldo Breda and Bobmardier, Italy - AIREX® T90

Ansaldo Breda and Bobmardier, Italy - AIREX® T90

Stadler Rail Group, Switzerland - AIREX® T90

Stadler Rail Group, Switzerland - AIREX® T90

Transrapid International, China - AIREX® R82

Transrapid International, China - AIREX® R82

AIREX® R82 – Radar Transparent with Fire and High Temperature Performance


Application

  • Roof, side panels, floors and front cabin of Transrapid with AIREX® R82.80

Processing

  • Cold bonded (aluminium skins) / vacuum infusion

Benefits

  • Cost reduction
  • Weight saving
  • Excellent FST properties
  • Very good strength and stiffness
Sniap S.r.l., Italy - AIREX® T90

Sniap S.r.l., Italy - AIREX® T90

AIREX® T90 – Economic and Fire Retardant


Application

  • Trains with AIREX® T90

Processing

  • Processing Hand lay-up

Benefits

  • Excellent fire, smoke, toxicity properties
  • High mechanical properties
  • Weight saving
  • Sustainability
Ansaldo Breda and Bobmardier, Italy - AIREX® T90

Ansaldo Breda and Bobmardier, Italy - AIREX® T90

AIREX® T90 – Economic and Fire Retardant


Application

  • High Speed Train ETR 1000 with AIREX® T90

Processing

  • Resin infusion

Benefits

  • Sound insulation
  • Lightweight
  • Fire resistance
  • Sustainability
Stadler Rail Group, Switzerland - AIREX® T90

Stadler Rail Group, Switzerland - AIREX® T90

AIREX® T90 – Economic and Fire Retardant


Application

  • Front end and floors of ‘KISS‘ double-decker train with AIREX® T90

Processing

  • Resin infusion and adhesive bonding

Benefits

  • Lightweight and energy saving
  • Excellent fire resistance and outstanding price / performance
  • Sustainability

Additional information

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