Mass Transport & Rail

The Mass Transportation and the Rail Industry are constantly challenged by increasing needs for functionality, performance, cost and safety.  Port Plastics provides a complete range of solutions for both the rolling stock and the infrastructure to support it.  Whether you are an OEM developing trams, subway trains or even freight trains or you are responsible for the maintenance of the rolling stock or the infrastructure Port Plastics has a solution ready or you. 

Factors in Material Selection for Rolling Stock Developers:

  • Flame Smoke Toxicity
  • Noise Reduction
  • Self lubrication
  • Wear resistance
  • Corrosion resistance
  • Weight reduction
  • Transparency & impact resistance

Factors in Material Selection for Maintenance

  • Mean Time Between Repair (MTBR)
  • Sensor Protection
  • Reduction in Total Cost of Repair
  • Reliability of Material Performance
  • Transparency & impact resistance

Typical Applications

  • Bogie applications
  • Suspension applications
  • Brake applications
  • Windows
  • Bumpers
  • Protective covers
  • Seat and interior parts
  • Bushings
  • Rub rails
  • Bumpers
  • Suspension Protectors

Common Materials Families for Mass Transport & Rail

  • PET
  • Nylon
  • Acrylic / PVC alloy
  • PPS
  • Polycarbonate
  • Acrylic
  • TPE