Rail

Superform is at the forefront of lightweight technology in the rail industry, supplying complete interior and exterior solutions directly to customer build programmes. Superform’s experience and expertise allow us our customers’ access to unrivalled design and manufacturing support on a global scale with local support.

Our aluminium solutions can use on high-speed, intercity, metro and light-rail applications and supplied fully painted and assembled to maximise customer administration and fitting efficiencies. Complex panels can be Superformed and supplied together with simple pressed and fabricated panels, steel brackets and compliant powder-coating or painting systems.

Superform’s complimentary services (CAD Design, Crash FEA, Shipping & logistics) allow us customers to realise all the benefits of a complete supply chain.

Our existing applications include:-

  • Cab Front Masks
  • Cab Structures
  • Cab Interiors
  • Interior Windows
  • Interior Ceilings
  • Interior doorway panels
  • Seating shells

 

 

To the rail designer the key benefits of Superforming include:

  • Lightweight Aluminium Structures
  • Simplified doubled skinned structures replacing extrusions
  • Up to 60% reduction in parts
  • Up to 50% reduction in assembly time over fabricated structures
  • Improved assembly tolerances
  • Improved surface quality
  • Space saving inside Cab
  • Recyclable
  • Fire Resistant
  • Durability and ease of repair