Testing and fatigue strength rail & track

Services: Fatigue strength testing

  • Operational load measurements and analyses
  • Rated load calculations
  • Parts and component tests
  • Static test plans and evaluations

Services: Component testing

  • Test rig design
  • Definition and optimisation of test programmes
  • Test performance and evaluation

Projects

  • Tests for ICE wheelset axles
  • Systematic fatigue strength testing of different wheelset axle materials and related influencing factors in connection with normative minimum values used in the design process (purity of steel, stone chipping and corrosion, fracture propagation behaviour) to ensure operational safety with minimum effort
  • Vibration fatigue tests for chassis parts

Customers

  • Deutsche Bahn AG
  • Duewag
  • Integral Verkehrstechnik
  • Siemens Krauss-Maffei Verkehrstechnik
  • Siemens / Adtranz PB ICE
  • Siemens Transport Systems
  • Thyssen Transrapid