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Designing the railway of the future: Fire resistant composite materials and smart modular design

Deliverables

Virtual prototype and mock-up(s) of plug & play system

Virtual prototype of the plug & play system and Mock-up which incorporates feedback from S2R JU members.

Physical and virtual prototype of innovative seats

Physical and virtual prototype of innovative seats which incorporates feedback from S2R JU members.

Virtual prototype of driver's stand

Virtual prototype of driver´s Stand.

Dissemination and public engagement activity and impact assessment report

Report summarising all dissemination activities and their impact

Demonstration at trade fairs

Demonstration of prototypes at least at 3 international trade fairs

Mat4Rail final workshop

EU project gathering to discuss RTD challenges in using composites in railway applications and to present Mat4Rail results to the scientific community

Presentations to standardisation bodies

Presentations to standardisation bodies

Mat4Rail website

Responsive design, social media integration, secured area for central document storage, etc.

Publications

Paving the way for a wider use of composites in railway industry

Author(s): Sandra Gómez-Fernández, Elena Jubete, Blai López, Arsenio Navarro, Inma Roig, Klaus Ritter, Christof Storz, Nicolas Gogibus, Alaitz Rekondo
Published in: Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, 2019, ISSN 1388-6150
DOI: 10.1007/s10973-019-08286-6

Study of the influence of flame-retardant additives on the mechanical properties of epoxy-fiberglass and basalt composites

Author(s): Marco, N. Soriano, A. Navarro Muedra, B. López Rius.
Published in: Materiales Compuestos, Issue 3, 2019, Page(s) 103-106, ISSN 2531-0739