Diab Light weight sandwich floors for Talgo trains

Light weight Sandwich floors for Talgo trains

The new Intercity trains for Egypt and Germany (ECx) based on the Talgo 230 platform specified sustainable sandwich floors to lower weight. Any kg saved in the structure reduce fuel/energy consumption, cost and environmental impact.


A sandwich floor with aluminium skins and Diab PET sandwich core was developed by supplying partners fulfilling all requirements including weight, insulation, noice & vibration and fire classification to EN45545-2 (HL3).

The floor is approved and certified by Talgo. Besides fulfilling technical requirements, the floors are non-wood and not subjected to rot, giving a long lifetime with minimum maintenance.



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