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Materials for mass transportation interiors

Polycarbonate and PC/ABS blend sheets for public transit interior, lighting and glazing

High-tech plastic sheet materials by Exolon Group offer the ideal combination of safety and aesthetics for use in private and public transportation applications. Our portfolio includes a range of solid polycarbonate and PC/ABS blended sheets designed to meet diverse specifications for visibility, light diffusion and wear resistance. These thermoformable sheet materials can be shaped into virtually any form for use as wall or ceiling panels, seat structures, taxi partition screens, window frames and window glazing.

Benefits at a glance

  • Safety – Polycarbonate sheet materials by Exolon Group have many times the impact resistance of glass, offer high temperature resistance and comply with fire safety requirements in all major markets.
  • Sustainability – Save fuel with lightweight, recyclable materials.
  • Resilience – Holds up against impact, scratching, abrasion and vandalism.
  • Design freedom – Choose from a comprehensive selection of colours, textures and transparencies, each of which can be formed exactly as you wish with low tooling costs.


Sheet materials in public transit applications

Polycarbonate and PC/ABS blend materials from Exolon Group can be used in the following mass transportation applications, among others:

  • Wall and ceiling panels in bus, tram and rail interiors
  • Window and windscreen glazing
  • Driver partition screens in taxis and buses
  • Seat backs
  • Light diffuser panels

Case study: Flame retardant PC/ABS blended sheets for the China South Railway

Material: Flame retardant Exoblend® FR

CRRC Nanjing Puzehn Co. selected the Exolon Group’s flame retardant PC/ABS blend for use in the interior of its light rail trams for the Suzhou New District. The decision was made due to the material’s outstanding fire retardance, light weight, exceptional durability and the low tooling costs offered by its excellent thermoforming properties.

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