Category Archives: Rail

Why choose non-conducting composite fencing and gates?

Core6 Composites has become a market leader in high quality GRP Products. Thanks to our reputation, knowledge, and design solutions, we ensure that our clients are provided with the right product and solution for their required application. Within our comprehensive range we have GRP floor grating in many different finishes and mesh configurations, stair systems, stair tread covers, walkways, composite handrails, and platform grating solutions. The GRP non-conductive fencing we supply is now accepted within many industry sectors. Continue reading

Rail Live – June 21-22 2017

In May CORE-6 teamed up with the RailAlliance and shared their ‘sector’ at Railtex trade show at Birmingham’s National Exhibition Centre.  This was the first time JBP Ltd have exhibited a rail-orientated exhibition and due to the interest in our CORE-6 range of composites JBP have chosen to join forces again with the RailAlliance by exhibiting at their Rail Live show in June.

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The Core-6 team exhibit at Railtex 2017

Core-6 GRP at RailtexRailtex 2017 was held at the NEC in Birmingham from the 9th to the 11th of May. It was the 13th international exhibition for technological innovation in all aspects of the rail supply market. The Core6 team attended, joining hundreds of companies in showcasing cutting edge and innovative products. It was a well-attended event, offering a multitude of opportunities for networking and appealing to clients from the whole industry. Continue reading

Ascot Station Non-Conductive Fencing

Due to the close proximity of the live third rail on this station, when a security fence was requested it could only be made from one product – non-conductive pultruded profiles.
Core-6 supplied a pre-fabricated 1.8m high a 200m long composite fence which, due to the through-colour pigmentation of GRP profile, will provide Network Rail with a maintenance-free product.

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Delivering products with zero electrical conductivity

In the power, Rail and utilities sectors one of the biggest risks is electrical conductivity. As a result materials need to be chosen with great care to keep the risk of accidents to a minimum. Ladders, handrails, gates, fencing and walkways all need to have good electrical resistance to prevent any accidental currents from travelling and putting more people on the site in harm’s way. Continue reading

Core6 GRP is a great alternative to steel for walkways

Open grated walkways are utilised in a wide array of settings. They are designed to prevent water from pooling and to provide a safe surface for people to walk on. Walkways must be sturdy, corrosion resistant, and slip-resistant to prevent accidents. Continue reading

Core6 GRP offers H&S benefits in different settings

Regardless of the market, whether it is oil and gas, rail, construction, or industrial and processing, there are always health and safety (H&S) requirements to meet. Every workplace should be safe for employees to inhabit at all times, keeping the risks to an absolute minimum. Continue reading

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Industry Sector: Rail

Application: Platform extension used in Rail industry. Core6 Pultruded GRP extension was used to accommodate longer trains. There was a need for the platform on this London station to be extended to aid increased capacity. Core6 Pultruded was chosen for its non-slip and easy to fabricate properties.

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