SUPERTHERM ® sprayed on the interior of streetcars during production. SKODA Streetcars is a 100 year old company, founded in the Czech Republic. These Memphis Trolly cars were manufactured in Portland, Oregon.
® can replace costly belly pan, damping (spray coating of same) and useless wetable fiberglass / batt insulation. SUPERTHERM
® also offers significant fire, thermal, water proofing and acoustical treatment to boot.
The noise problems on the streetcar is a problem with pure tones. As for road noise coming through the flooring, there is a remarkable difference between the Skoda cars with SUPERTHERM
® and the Tri-Met Siemens cars with traditional batting. The difference is much more noticeable in the low floor center sections. The Skoda cars are much, much quieter than the Siemens cars.
® was selected as a fire and thermal coating, and applied to the bottom of the plywood flooring. SUPERTHERM
® had significant successful applications with related test data proving same accordingly.
Photos Courtesy of: David Williams, Arkansas