Client: FPInnovations / Deloupe trailers
Project in a nutshell: Development of forestry semi-trailer components made of composites – from feasibility study to prototyping and testing on the road. The total weight of the trailer was reduced by half a ton (40% reduction on selected components), allowing to transport more wood or save on fuel.
For more detail visit: “Polyurethane composite used in timber trailer”
Client: Bombardier Transportation
Project in a nutshell: Failure analysis of a composite part on the bogie assembly for the New-York railroad car (M7). The goal was to understand the source of the failures and make corrective action recommendations for the replacement of the faulty parts.