Railway
Railway
The world rail speed record is racing ahead at an unimaginable rate. In April 2007 a French high-speed train reached a speed of 575 km/h - or put another way: it travelled almost 160 metres each second. In these times of great mobility, the hour of modern passenger  and goods transport has arrived. Production is increasing, under great time pressure with extremely high quality requirements to achieve performances in the million kilometre range.

With reliability as the primary goal, manufacturers and operators are looking to measurement solutions from Hexagon Metrology for quality control and service.





IVB - Innsbruck
Maximum safety in public local passenger transport

In order to obtain a reliable database for the bogies of its new tramways the Innsbrucker Verkehrsbetriebe und Stubaitalbahn GmbH has purchased a ROMER Absolute Arm. This mobile measuring arm not only provides the company with data for its guarantee claims, it also appeals because of its high measuring accuracy and because it is straightforward to ...

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Gonzales - Estrabin
Inspection and auto-inspection with the ROMER Absolute Arm

Four buildings covering a total surface area of 20,000 m², four assembly halls each measuring 1,200 m² sitting on a site covering 35,000 m²... The Gonzales group, founded in 1971, has forged a solid reputation through its know-how, flexibility and reactivity as well as the quality of the services it provides. A designer and ...

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Solaris - Sroda Wielkopolska
The ROMER Absolute Arm measuring device ensures the highest quality of modern trams

Solaris - an ambassador of the Polish industry and its unquestionable symbol, a pioneer in its industry, currently recognised by millions of Poles who use public transport services, the manufacturer of state-of-the-art buses and trolleybuses, quite recently also invested in the manufacturing of trams. Solaris buses are known not only in Poland, ...

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Bombardier - Bautzen
Portable metrology in tram building

The Bombardier Transportation works at Bautzen in eastern Germany constructs trams for municipalities all over the world to satisfy the increasing demand for public transport. Design, environmental compatibility and safety feature highly in every tender for new trams. With the objective of surpassing these high requirements, Bombardier secures the ...

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SEGI - Aragon
Top quality mechanisation

The Aragonese company SEGI S.L. has opted for top quality mechanisation by incorporating a DEA GLOBAL Performance machine.  The autonomous community of Aragon has had for some months what is possibly the most precise CMM installed over its history in the metal industry. The machined products company SEGI S.L. has opted for the highest ...

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Alstom Transport - Reichshoffen
Quality control in the production of mechanically welded sub-units

Alstom Transport develops and offers the most comprehensive range of systems, equipment and services on the rail transport market world-wide. With 18% of the market and a turnover of 5.3 billion euros, the company is the market leader for high-speed and very-high-speed trains while enjoying second place world-wide on the urban transport, regional ...

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Zaigler Maschinenbau - Kulmbach
There’s a new Delta around the World

We’re in Kulmbach, Upper Franconia, in the heartland of Germany. Zaigler Maschinenbau GmbH is a company that specializes in the machining of large-size components for the rail industry, printing machines and the large energy generators. Production is usually made in small lots, sometimes with only an individual component, but always very peculiar ...

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