Axle and wheel test bench

This part of the DTL portfolio belongs to the traditional ones. Wheels and axles are an essential component of every type of rail and road vehicle and they are in the centre of our attention. Our technological knowledge and long-term experience guarantee quality to our customers and demonstrate our competence.

What is tested

  • Railway wheels according to ČSN EN 13262
  • Railway axles according to ČSN 13261, ČSN EN 13260 a ČSN EN 13 103-1

Test bench basic parameters

  • Rotation derived by a 5-kW electric motor controlled by a frequency converter
  • 16-channel surface stress measuring system
  • Round clamping plate for wheels and wheel replacements up to a diameter of 1,500 mm

Options and advantages

  • Load frequency of up to 25 Hz is possible, depending on the selected imbalance
  • Computer-controlled control program with automatic diagnostics and data collection
  • Check of the load roundness
  • Round clamping plate located on a sprung block
  • Automatic detection of a fatigue crack or degradation of a pressed joint

Reference projects

  • SVI: Fatigue tests of railway axles with seat Ø189mm
  • GleisFrei Construzioni Ferrovaria: Fatigue tests of traction railway axles
  • PJSC LUGCENTROKUZ N.A.S. Monyatovsky: Fatigue tests of axles BA002 a BA302
  • KLW Wheelco: Fatigue tests of axles 22,5 t/axle


Product sheet

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