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ICCO provides Bangkok metro with top contact third rail

News International-French

14 Sep 2012

The french leader of pultruded composite material profiles is going to provide 20 kilometers of the Thailand capital with third rail covers. ICCO COMPOSITES produces top contact third rails up to 4 and 6 meters long which comply to safety and resistance requirements. Delivery is planned on early 2013 and should be open to the public on 2015.

Maximum underground safety
ICCO COMPOSITES pultruded profiles (especially designed for the top contact third rail) comply with all local security requirements and provide fire – resistant solutions for an even better safety.
Totally insulating, these profiles show many fire resistant features and benefits: fire-resistant, low smoke
emission, uv resistant, etc..
“The fact that one quarter of our activity is dedicated to the railway industry enables us to have a perfect knowledge of the market and of the business demand as regards safety issues. We can comply with our customers most important safety requirements and have been able to develop the main of our activity to answer to our customer needs. To date, one customer out of three is using the whole range of our methods of production (pultrusion, machining and finishing, moulding), from design to finishing” says ICCO COMPOSITES Sales Manager, Bertrand VIEILLE.

UP to 200KMS of third rail for ICCO COMPOSITES

ICCO COMPOSITES has already worked on   Alger, Athens, Taipei, Almaty and Milan projects and will soon cross the 200 kms border line with this third rail order. Bertrand Vieille says “ICCO COMPOSITES establishes a partnership rather than a customer/supplier relationship with its customers. Our work experience in the railway industry together with our wide and global know-how (pultrusion, machining and finishing, moulding) enable our customers to have one single experienced partner who is experienced with their range of activity. We perfectly know the railway industry requirements and can comply with them to deliver a competitive finished product”.

About ICCO

ICCO  is one of the only european manufacturers  who can provide with global and complementary solutions  in the profile pultrusion domain, machining and finishing, moulding (compression moulding, RTM and cold moulding) and composite structures. ICCO business mainly performs in the railway industry, environment, transport and energy.  ICCO means 85 employees located on two places : turnover  9M€. With its pultruded profile year production of about 1,200 tons,  ICCO  is one of European leader on the processing composite material market.  ICCO composite material division is composed of DFC, DCP and Idréva


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