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CB Frost and The New Tube For London

With London’s population growing rapidly, over the next few decades, trains, stations and tracks are being modernised across the London Underground Network to meet demands. The New Tube will first be introduced for the Piccadilly line, with the Bakerloo, Central and Waterloo, and City lines to follow. To provide a more reliable service and meet…
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Essential Tips for Purchasing Gaskets

Gaskets are commonly used parts with a wide range of uses in different applications and industry sectors. Whilst their purpose is usually relatively simple, it’s important to follow our top tips for designing, choosing and purchasing gaskets to ensure that you receive the best possible, cost-effective gaskets for your application. Understand how important gaskets are…
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CB Frost and the Rail Sector

At CB Frost, we have formed a relationship with American speciality materials company Rogers Corporation to provide a range of high performance silicone materials that are ideally suited to applications within the rail sector. As a Rogers preferred converter, our range of BISCO® cellular silicones are designed to meet the most stringent industry requirements for…
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The History of CB Frost

Our roots span over 95 years as a specialist in the rubber and plastics industry, with a heritage strongly entwined with the beginnings and growth of the commercial plastics industry itself. Established in 1921, the family-run CB Frost & Co began work at the forefront of rapid development in plastics and mouldings, as at this…
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HT800 Silicone Sponge for the Rail Sector and Beyond

At CB Frost, we specialise in providing a wide range of materials and products to meet the requirements of the modern engineering industry, particularly the mass transit sector. As a Rogers Corporation preferred converter, we can provide the full range of BISCO® silicones, including BISCO® HT800. HT800 is a silicone sponge material with medium firmness,…
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BS6853 Fire Regulations: Ensuring the Safety of Passenger Carrying Railway Vehicles

With railway lines running with continuous streams of passengers every day, often against adverse weather conditions or in enclosed spaces, it is so crucial for the vehicles used to be fire safety compliant. New or existing railway vehicles should constantly develop and upgrade to reduce the risks of damage caused by fire. The British Standard…
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