Railway
ADDEV Materials

Railway

By applying its technical expertise with products, its know-how in the conversion of materials and its customisable services, ADDEV Materials is able to propose innovative solutions to meet the needs of rolling stock and railway equipment manufacturers around the world.

 

ADDEV Materials is established as a strong player in first-fix activities, with products for electrical insulation and thermal insulation work and for securing floor coverings. This “flooring” activity is a significant focus of development for ADDEV Materials, as an integrator of turnkey solutions for this market.

 

ADDEV Materials is very familiar with the challenges involved in train maintenance and uses this knowledge to support its refurbishment work on rolling stock: adapting to new safety standards; meeting the demand for in-train connectivity and delivering coaches with higher levels of interior design and comfort.

 

Once your project has reached its development phase, our experts can advise and support you with the definition of your requirements specification and with the qualification of the best solutions to implement, guaranteed by the use of products qualified to EN 45-545

Custom cutting, lamination: our production sites offer mass-production capabilities which meet the strictest requirements for quality and competitiveness.

 

We offer kitting services and direct delivery to a production line to simplify and optimise your supply flows.

Our Lab Innov’ADDEV spearheads our collaborative innovation initiatives that enable you to enhance your performance. One example of this is the on-going development of a new anti-graffiti film which could be applied to glazing or bodywork.

Our main applications in the Railway sector:

Locomotives

ADDV Materials has preferred partner status with Dupont™ and notably offers Nomex® and Kapton® film solutions for traction motors. Our MC-THERM® flexible insulating blankets also deliver effective thermal protection for generators.

 

  • Electrical insulation
  • Thermal protection
Electrical system

Our paper solutions and insulating films as well as our high-performance ducts meet your problems of mechanical protection, thermal protection or electrical insulation of cable trays and electric motors of rolling vehicles:

  • Surface protection
  • Electrical insulation
  • Thermal insulation
Floor coverings

For several years, ADDEV Materials has operated as an integrator of turnkey solutions in the flooring market, both for installation and maintenance.

  • Assembly
  • Weight reduction
  • Protection
  • Insulation
Other internal fitted components

Materials for assembling items of internal equipment and for surface protection

  • Assembly
  • Weight reduction
  • Protection
  • Insulation

Our materials expertise

Our experience and understanding of the most complex products and our partnerships with the world’s leading chemical producers place us in a perfect position to propose highly engineered and ready-to-use solutions for your railway applications.

 

Our ranges of products include:

  • Adhesive tapes: single-sided, double-sided, all types of backings/supports and adhesives
  • Technical grade films: polyimide, PET, PP, and PE films
  • Foams: PU, neoprene and silicone in a range of densities
  • Papers & fibres: meta-aramid technologies, non-woven papers, vulcanised fibres
  • Glues, resins and varnishes: PU, epoxy, silicone and other technologies. One-part and two-part
  • MC Therm® flexible insulating blanket
  • GPO3 rigid insulating material, epoxy glass mat, bakelised paper for transformers

Our manufacturing capabilities for cutting and functionalisation of surfaces

The purpose of laminating is to combine materials to enhance the properties of a single film.

ADDEV Materials examines customers’ requirements to provide fully adapted custom design to implementation solutions for parts cut to the required shape.

 

Lamination is a process whereby an adhesive layer is applied to a material.

We are commited to deliver converted or cut materials in their most finished possible form

ADDEV Materials offers customised packaging and component quantities to meet your requirements.

Our customised services

ADDEV Materials offers a service whereby kits of your various components are made up and shipped to you with a view to simplifying and optimising the supply flows for your production lines.

To enhance the performance of its customers and cut their lead times to a minimum, ADDEV Materials can deliver straight to your customers or subcontractors.

To enhance the performance of its customers and cut their lead times to a minimum, ADDEV Materials can deliver straight to your customers or subcontractors.

ADDEV Materials offers storage services to help its customers meet the challenges associated with warehousing.

ADDEV Materials offers storage services to help its customers meet the challenges associated with warehousing.

Technical support (R&D)

As high performance experts, technical consulting and the development of tailor-made solutions is at the heart of our business. It is in this sense that our teams work closely with our customers.

Among the accompaniments proposed:

  • Technical advices: Advocate or develop the best solution
  • Performance Tuning: Adding Features and Improving Material Properties
  • Realization of prototypes: In rolls, pieces or formats
  • Technical studies: Realization of comparative tests in the laboratory

International presence

ADDEV Materials is an international company with manufacturing plants across Europe and in North America which can provide worldwide support for its customers:

  • Europe: France, Belgium, Poland
  • North America: USA, Canada
Some of our customers
ABB
Our materials are certified NF EN 45-545
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