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21st December 2017, Dayton, OH

Composite Advantage supplies FRP panels for US rail station

Composite Advantage fabricated the new FRP panels to match the precast concrete panels that formed the ramps and platform. © Composite Advantage Composite Advantage, a leader in supplying innovative FRP products for the infrastructure market, has supplied FRP rail platform panels for the rehabilitation of two mini-high accessibility platforms at the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) West Natick station.

The structures make boarding easy for individuals with disabilities. MBTA needed a high-performance, corrosion-resistant replacement for the structures and selected the company’s fibre reinforced polymer (FRP) FiberSPAN-R deck panels. “Projects like these, especially those with new applications for FRP, are a great chance for us to learn more about a customer’s operations. These mini-high platforms are no exception,” the company commented.

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