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Save on cost with lightweight materials

For years, DuPont has developed forward-thinking products and systems that impress with their lightweight designs. In trains, the standards for safety, more comfort and higher speed are increasing. Lightweight structures help reduce energy consumption and lower costs of your rolling stock.

DuPont™ SentryGlas® light and safe glazing

High tensile interlayer

DuPont™ SentryGlas® offers new lighter, safer and more durable rail glazing solutions. This specific laminate can substitute traditional laminated glazing in terms of strength, and its reduced total weight makes it a fundamental attribute for rail design.
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DuPont flexible and durable plastics
Flexible and durable plastics
DuPont performance polymers combine the flexibility of rubbers, the strength of plastics and the processibility of thermoplastics that make them ideal for parts requiring excellent flex fatigue and broad use temperature while saving up to 50% weight compared to traditional metal substrates.
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DuPont™ Nomex® honeycomb ultra leightweight material
Ultra light-weight structures
DuPont™ Nomex® honeycomb enables composite structures with the ideal balance of thermal, barrier and light weight performance.
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