Transportation

Composite materials enable transportation OEMs to improve their vehicles via lower mass, sleeker styling, greater durability, and lower tooling costs.

INEOS Composites supports car/truck/bus/rail manufacturers and their tier suppliers with innovative material, design and production alternatives, including:

  • Resins and additives for low-density sheet-molding compounds (SMC) for Class A painted exterior panels.
  • Gelcoats that offer UV-light stability in a wide range of colors.
  • Epoxy vinyl ester resins that deliver high physical properties and heat- and impact-resistance, for structural, semi-structural, and underhood applications.
  • Infusion resins (L/VA/RTM, LCM, HLU) for large glass-reinforced appearance and reinforcement assemblies.
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Automotive

Arotran™ resin systems offer superior surface smoothness and problem-free paintability for a wide variety of exterior body parts. To meet the rapidly-changing business and product needs in the automotive and light-truck world, INEOS Composites works with OEMs, tier-1 suppliers, molders, and compounders to develop innovative material solutions. 

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Truck

Commercial Trucks and Buses

Composite resin systems from INEOS enable commercial truck and bus OEMs to meet their challenging goals for product durability, aerodynamic designs, and cost-effectiveness. Available for a variety of fabrication processes.

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Rail

Rail (FR Retardance)

Fire retardant thermoset composites made with Hetron™ and Modar™ resins provide tremendous design flexibility and lightweight advantages to designers and engineers in mass transit applications.

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