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Scott Bader Pty join Rail Manufacturers Cluster to drive fire safety standards in South Africa

Scott Bader have recently joined the Rail Manufacturers Cluster of South Africa.

As a global manufacturer supplying advanced composites and structural adhesives to the rail industry that meet Global and European Fire, Smoke and Toxic fume (FST) standards, Scott Bader South Africa has joined the Rail Cluster to help instil fire safety standards ensuring South African manufacturers can supply into the global market whilst their employees, and the wider public, benefit from stricter fire safety standards.

Scott Bader’s diverse range of Crestafire® fire retardant resins and gelcoats offer complete systems for the most demanding FST rail applications, whilst meeting European and Global standards and performance ratings required by the rail industry. Its FST systems delay burning long enough for safe evacuation when travelling by rail, keeping staff and passengers safe.

Rail Manufacturers Cluster of South Africa

The Rail Manufacturers Cluster is an industry led, registered non-profit, consisting of a collective of manufacturers and associated service providers that operate in the South African rail sector.

The cluster is committed to work together to address the challenges facing its members and the local industry as a whole. The cluster actively works to establish collaboration alliances with government, industry support structures, and other bodies, with the aim of using collaborative resources to implement action plans that will stimulate the use of local capacity and improve the competitiveness of South African made products.