Railway SMC have special kind of requirements like fire retardant and high weather resistance.
Fire Retardant Polyester Resin based SMC are mostly used in this segment.
Some of the key features of SMC material in this market are high strength, corrosion resistance and design flexibility. The benefit in turn include dimensional stability, lower maintenance cost and enhanced aesthetics.
The new generation of locomotives are having more and more of SMC parts including but not limited to, windows, doors, toilets, metro body parts, etc.