ADVANCED THERMAL PROTECTION FOR RAILWAY COACHES
Flexible closed-cell insulation to meet hazard level 3 of requirement set R1 for railway coaches according to EN45545. Highly flexible, closed-cell pre-covered insulatioin foam with improved fire retardant properties and low smoke density for railway vehicles.
Advanced fire protection for railway coaches
EN 45545-2 “Railway applications. Fire protection on railaway vehicles.“ is a seven-part European standard for fire protection on railway vehicles. The objectives of this standard are to minimise both the risk of a fire starting and spreading within railway vehicles and its effects on passengers and employees. As a consequence, this provides the best level of protection against the occurrence of a fire on board.
To achieve the highest possible level of safety in trains, both materials and components must meet strict fire, smoke and toxicity requirements. Depending on where they are used, materials are assigned to the categories R1 to R26 (R = Requirement Set). The various operating and design classes provide the basis for hazard levels (HLs) which in turn define the requirements of the classification system. There are a total of three hazard levels (HL1 to HL3). HL3 is the highest level and thus makes the highest demands of the materials used
- Built-in water vapour barrier reduces risk of corrosion underinsulation (CUI)
- Low smoke density
- Does not generate flaming droplets
- Better finish