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September 10, 2013 - General Transportation

BONDING VS. FASTENERS: TIME TO SWITCH?

Traditionally, rail transportation engineers and manufacturers rely on mechanical fasteners to ensure sturdy, long-lasting adhesion between flooring materials and underlying structural components. But recent advances chemical bonding now offer enticing new reasons to switch from mechanical to elastic bonding. Here are some of the most compelling: 1) Weight Chemical bonds simply weigh less than nuts, …

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May 20, 2013 - General Transportation

Long Term Visions of Rail

Mass transit vehicles (railway, bus and coach) have an average life span of several decades, and manufacturers have a critical responsibility to design safe and reliable means of transportation. Both manufacturers and suppliers must have a long term vision. We at Bostik work closely with our customers to understand their needs, from the early development …

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