Escape Hatch Cover

Setra

Product: Insulation

Market: Mass Transport & Automotive

OEM key requirements:

During the conception phase of their Multiclass coach range, Setra needed to take into account the new European safety standards for busses and coaches. Among other challenges, they had to fit their new vehicles with escape hatches. These needed to have interior covers matching the following key requirements:

  • High standard of visual appearance
  • Ease of assembly on line
  • Lightweight
  • Co-design, co-engineering
  • A complex of 13 different layers, shaped as a sandwich panel
  • Only 1.6kg per sqm
  • Visual quality exceeding competitor’s products
  • Outstanding delivery performance, just in time, just in sequence

Credit: Setra

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