Flooring

 

The floors in public trains and buses need to last, withstanding a high volume of traffic while delivering the lowest weight possible.

 

To address these demands, we offer a polyurethane solution that is part of a of lightweight composite panel. The sandwich panel consists of natural fiber skins bonded together with a lightweight, poured-in place rigid polyurethane foam core. The product delivers high-strength performance with sustainable manufacturing and production efficiencies.

 

Durable and lightweight

 

Typically, manufacturers use marine grade plywood for bus flooring. By replacing this flooring with a composite panel, they can reduce the total weightby over 75 per cent. That weight savings translates into extra paying passengers and reduction in fuel costs.

 

In addition to its durability and light weight, the rigid polyurethane foam that forms the middle of the composite flooring solution boasts extremely low thermal conductivity levels matched by no other conventional insulation. This closed-cell rigid foam is used in a wide range of thermal and sound insulation applications, so it also helps improve passenger comfort. Our rigid polyurethane foam also offers stiffness, increasing the floor’s load capacity. And its ability to flow through and adhere to complex shapes and surfaces provides more design freedom.

 

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