Posted on 02/11/2017 in News 32 2017
Evonik proposes railway standard PIN polyamide

Speciality chemicals company, Evonik (see pinfa Newsletter n°s 39, 51, 76, 80), has launched a new PIN flame retardant polyamide (PA12) with low smoke toxicity and low smoke density, conform to the new EU railway fire safety standard EN 45545.

The compound offers resistance against dynamic stress and impact, including at low temperatures. Applications include cables and cable conduits in rail and mass transit and in other sectors where demanding fire performance and low smoke emissions are important.


“Evonik’s VESTAMID® satisfy the stringent new EN 45545 fire protection standard”, 2 May 2017 
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