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Composites-rich new train parts
Tuesday, 05 August 2014

At the forthcoming InnoTrans trade fair for the transport technology industry which takes place in Berlin from September 23-26, Voith will introduce a lateral energy absorber for trains made from glass fibre composites and aluminum.

Weighing 60% less than standard steel absorbers it forms part of Voith?s Galea mutable vehicle head concept, but could also be integrated into other front end systems.