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Biocomposite resin for rail panel

TRB has developed a new biocomposite resin-based carbon fibre reinforced (CFRP) sandwich panel door leaf with a 100% recycled foam core.

19th June 2018

Innovation in Textiles
 |  Huntingdon


It has been specifically designed and fire rated for both overground and underground rail use – the composite structural system easily passes BS 6853 and BS 476, as well as being EN 45545 HL3 compliant.

TRB can now offer the rail industry a sustainable composite material option for carriage door leaves at a comparable cost to aluminium-bonded alternatives, with a 35% weight saving.

Read the full article on our Inside Composites website

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