EDR for Trains

Posted on March 27th, 2014

Alternatives to breaking glass in an emergency exist in the form of Safeglass®, plastics and toughened glass. If properly designed, these alternatives can sometimes improve what was there before. The following case study is an example of improved design. Background: The client has a break glass cover over and emergency door release on a train.

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Multi Material

Posted on March 27th, 2014

You can prevent the dangers of broken glass using one of the alternative materials, such as Safeglass®, for your break glass parts. We were asked to design a new break glass part to cover the emergency door release (EDR) on a ScotRail train. For the break glass part, we chose to use Safeglass® because of

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TIS seals

Posted on March 27th, 2014

Safe glass tubing is used to protect switches from accidental activation or as tell-tales that there may have been a fault. Switch Protection – protect switches from accidental activation using Safeglass® tubing. Tell-tale – If the switch is for over-ride purposes due to a failure of the system, the broken Safeglass tube indicates the failure

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LU Case

Posted on March 27th, 2014

If you need a glass like alternative to real glass then look no further to find them. In this case study, the client wished for a glass like material to help to prevent access to restricted areas. Project Background: The client wished to restrict access to an area except in an emergency. A break glass

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