Rail fastening tests

Modern railways place high demands on rail fastening systems. We actively follow new development trends in this area and thanks to that we are able to respond flexibly to the requirements of standards and demands of our customers. Innovation and modernization are a standard part of our work.

What is tested

  • Rail fastening systems according to ČSN EN 13146
  • Individual components of fastening systems

Test bench basic parameters

  • Uniaxial up to triaxial loading system in the power range of 30-250 kN

Options and advantages

  • Measurement of deformations and displacements with an accuracy of 0,01 mm
  • Fatigue tests can be performed 24 hours a day with monitoring of safety limits
  • Execution of fastening system tests in unfavourable environmental conditions according to ČSN EN ISO 9772

Reference projects

  • DT – Výhybkárna a strojírna: Tests of fastening systems into the expansion field and other types
  • TRELLEBOGRG Wheels System: Washer tests WS7
  • China Railway Baoji Bridge Group Co.: Fastening systems of type ENSY


Product sheet

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