Across the Rail Sector we provide services and technology to influence ROI from new and aging assets

WAGON

UNLOADERS

  • Remnant life studies involving FEA
  • Field measurements
  • Model validation
  • Detailed engineering design

RAILĀ BRIDGE

  • Structural assessment of steel, concrete and timber structures
  • Advanced finite element analysis
  • Remnant life assessment
  • Rail tracking / compliance assessment
  • Load testing, on-site measurement
  • Real time monitoring
  • Bearing analysis / remediation
  • Structural Integrity Inspections and MSP Development

FASTENER

DESIGN

  • Detailed design of rail fasteners subject to dynamic loading and millions of load cycles
  • Highly nonlinear analysis including geometric nonlinearity, material nonlinearity, rubber and cast steel
  • Fatigue analysis of elastomer and steel components

WHEEL AXLE

DESIGN AND AUDIT

  • Investigation to improve geometry to minimise fatigue
  • Materials studies
  • Detailed FEA involving contact and nonlinearity

COUPLING

DESIGN AND AUDIT

  • Rail coupling analysis
  • Transient dynamic loading
  • Non linear geometry with complex contact conditions
  • Fatigue investigations
  • Remnant life studies
  • Specification of material properties to improve fatigue properties

ORE CAR

DESIGN AND AUDIT

  • FEA studies used to improve remnant life
  • Fatigue investigations
  • DEM studies to improve flow ability of sticky ore and minimize hang up
  • Studies to maximize carrying capacity and minimize car mass, refurbishment / production work inspections and

RAILS

  • Rail crossover optimisation
  • Rail compliance assessment to Australian Standards (AS1418)
  • Rail / ride performance surveys using instrumentation and geographical logging