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SMP Benefits for RVs and Trailers

Bostik’s innovative SMP (Silyl Modified Polymers) technology offers new adhesive advantages to the general transportation market previously not available when using PU for RV and trailer applications. In addition to high temperature resistance, primarless adhesion and UV resistance, SMP technology also offers lower cost-in-use than traditional PU and increased operation efficiency.

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March 12, 2015 - General Transportation

Adhesives transforming rail car manufacturing

As in most transportation markets, the need for faster, lighter and more efficient rail cars is becoming a necessity. Rail car manufacturing is turning to new components to create lighter vehicles including glass-fiber reinforced plastic (GFRP). This new body structure has resulted in a sizable weight reduction and transformed the production process. With this kind …

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January 10, 2014 - General Transportation

Fire Retardant Adhesives In Rail Systems

Every year, fire-related accidents occur on trains in the U. S. and worldwide; between 2003 and 2008, there were 118 fire-related accidents in the U.S. alone. Thankfully, rail transportation remains one of the safest modes of passenger travel in the U. S. and these accidents are rare. Also, thankfully, when fire-related accidents have occurred on …

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