INDUSTRY SPOTLIGHT : TRANSPORTATION

Quadrant EPP’s environment-friendly thermoplastic composite materials can be used as panels or three-dimensional moldings and are already replacing steel, aluminum, plywood, HDF and MDF board, and fiberboard in many applications. From replacing tropical plywood for formaldehyde-free, moisture resistant RV walls and roof linings to developing lighter road signs with no sharp edges and improved occupational safety, Quadrant EPP has ideal thermoplastics solutions for the transportation industry. Click here to visit the main Quadrant EPP website for more information.


Applications

Transportation

  • Exterior walls
  • Interior walls
  • Roof linings
  • Wear Pads
  • Replaces galvanized steel sheet as the carrier material
  • Temporary signs at road works, with frequent manipulation
  • Temporary barriers at road works

Market Outlook

Major Trend in Transportation is Light-Weighting

  • % Others
  • % Metal
  • % Rubber
  • % Plastics

Percentage (%) of total vehicle weight

According to a recent study the usage of plastics in transportation vehicles is to increase significantly to 18% of the total car weight.

Quadrant Innovation

ADVANTAGES

Impact-resistant, non-weathering material for outdoor applications in the automotive and caravan...
Durable, noise-insulating materials for car undershields, engine and gearbox covers
Improved ergonomics and occupational safety during loading and unloading, in most cases close to moving...
Weight saving with no moisture absorption
Quadrant's GMT replaces tropical plywood (Luan, Meranti)  

Market Segment Manager

MEET :

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Phone: 610.320.6600
Fax: 610.320.6638
2120 Fairmont Avenue
Reading, PA 19612 – 4235