Railcar spring testing

Solution

  • Software-controlled high-capacity test stand
  • Custom fixtures to match test spring diameter and dimensions

Benefits

  • Easy-to-use test procedure
  • Same routine on maultiple spring designs
We purchased the MultiTest 10-i to test 80% of the springs which we have in our railcars. The system is very easy to use and the program is convenient to test. Also the support of A & D Korea was very positive.

SC Yoon,
Seoul Metropolitan Railway Transit Corporation

Requirement

Seoul Metropolitan Railway Transit Corporation required a system for testing a variety of springs in their electric railcars. The springs range in size from 3mm to 100 mm in diameter.

Solution

To meet the specification, Mecmesin's distributor A&D Korea supplied a test system consisting of a MultiTest 10-i twin column test frame, driven by Emperor software, two intelligent loadcells and a selection of compression plates suitable for testing a wide variety of springs. This system is used to apply a compressive force to the springs with a pass/fail criteria of equal to or greater than 300 N. The customer chose Mecmesin MultiTest 10-i because the software is easy-to-use and the test system is price competitive.

Test equipment

  • MultiTest 10-i
  • ILC500 N / ILC10 kN
  • 10 sets of compression plates and fixtures
 

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