In-house test facility

1:/_migrated/pics/neu_testanlage.jpg

Part of the ICPV Development Centre is a test facility with a tradition of about 40 years, accredited in accordance with EN 17025. The ICPV Lab is equipped with  test benches and rigs for testing dynamic impact and static strength, kinematics of wagon, a test rig for safety against derailment in curves and a brake test stand. Several tests are performed on railtrack, using the wagon lab, specially equipped. Testing rigs for components are as well part of laboratory infrastructure.    

All wagon components relevant for safety are tested in this facility which applies the standards set by the TSI (Technical Specification for Interoperability), UIC (International Union of Railways) and specific standards (EN or National Standards)  

  • Wheelsets, Wheel bearings, Brakes 
  • Suspension springs / Spring holder
  • Draw gear, Buffer gear
  • Underframe / Bogie frame
  •  Railcar bodies, Tanks
  • Freight Wagons and Tank Cars