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Fire protection: Solutions for rolling stock

The international conference "Fire Protection of Rolling Stock" took place in Berlin on Feb 25th and 26th 2020. SMT presented various composites on its own exhibition stand, that meet the requirements on lightweight performance and the strict fire protection requirements for rail vehicles at the same time. Of particular interest for the guests of our booth was the light weight flooring system for rail vehicles, which was awarded innovation prizes (tested according to EN 45545-2, R10, with HL3 classification) and other fire protection-tested components made of 100% bio-resin for interior cladding.

We thank everyone for the interesting professional exchange during this conference.

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Side skirt with SHM sensor network on display at COMPOSITE Europe

In the period from 10th – 12th September 2019, a side skirt for a commuter railcar made by Forster SMT GmbH, was exhibited at the booth of the German Aerospace Center (DLR) during the COMPOSITE Europe. The special feature of the side skirt being made in a vacuum infusion process is on its inside. There is an SHM-network (Structural Health Monitoring) applied...

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Adhesive bonding: certified according to DIN 6701-A1 and DIN 2304

Forster System-Montage-Technik GmbH received a first certification according to DIN 6701-A1 in addition to the surveillance audit according to DIN 6701-A2 on 08th August 2019.

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