Telephone: 01903 713566 Email:sales@amsilicones.co.uk

Rail

Rail & Mass Transit

The rail and mass transit industry is under constant pressure as it continues to be the busiest mode of transport across the UK providing an important link for people and businesses. The demand on rail calls for a high-performance silicone rubber which can perform under continuous stress.

Our silicone rubber grade FR70R is a market-leading silicone rubber developed specifically for the mass transit industry. Its benefits include:

  • Low smoke
  • Low toxicity
  • Zero halogen properties 

Our expert team have over 30 years’ experience in silicone rubber extrusions and have worked extensively within the rail and mass transit industry. We can apply our expertise to your silicone rubber project and can join our rubber profiles into endless rings or frame gaskets.

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Standards

Our FR70R grade meets UL94V0 and conforms to the following standards:

  • BS6853 APPENDIX B5.1
  • BS6853 APPENDIX A9
  • NF F 16101, NF F 16102, NF T 51071, NF C 20455
  • Smoke opacity to AFNOR norm NFX10702 Smoke Index: SS.I approx: 6 and Smoke toxicity to AFNOR norm NFX70100 conventional toxicity index : CIT approx. 2.7.

We offer full traceability as standard and certificates of conformity can be supplied upon request. 

To speak to our team about your rubber production requirements call us now on 01903 713566 or email us on sales@amsilicones.co.uk.