VitasheetGroup in the Railway Industry

Rail1.jpgNew designs for modern passenger carriages require materials that are suitable for high passenger traffic and ensure no compromise in fire safety. Our Vispec range provides solutions that are attractive and tough, saving weight and costs.

VitasheetGroup has developed ViSpec Railway 9800 as the solution for the interiors of railway carriages.  Meeting the requirement of German DIN 5510-2 and French NF 16101 and NF 16102 on fire and smoke certification for most applications, this material is the answer for the demanding needs of the modern railway industry.




ViSpec materials are used in the following applications:

  • Seating
  • Window surrounds
  • Cladding
  • Overhead components




Key Products 

Main productsDescriptionApplicationKey benefits

ViSpec Railway 9800

ABS/PC is a blended sheet (combining Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene and Polycarbonate) that has been modified with a flame retardant grade and has DIN 5510 S4, ST2, SR2 and NF 92501 M1 Certification.  This sheet has easy processing properties of an ABS but with the heat resistance and mechanical properties of Polycarbonate. Carriage Interior components
Wall cladding & trim
Seat parts
- Lightweight (30% vs GRP)
- No colour variation after forming, no paint required
- Very high impact resistance