As train travel becomes faster, lighter and more advanced, rail testing is critical to ensuring the safety of products, as well as developing new, high-tech materials. Element’s dedicated rail laboratory provides testing services for material selection and behavior, research and development, failure analysis and mechanical strength.

Whether you need routine materials testing or complex product simulation, we continue to be a trusted partner for rail testing in North America and beyond. 

Our rail testing services include: 

  • Bending stress and flexural strength testing
  • Custom rail simulation
  • Particle analysis
  • Rail equipment EMC
  • Rail failure analysis
  • Rail fatigue and compression testing
  • Rail seat abrasion
  • Rail ties and fasteners testing

The Element advantage

Our rail testing laboratories are equipped with industry-leading technology, including customizable train simulation programs, high-capacity weld strength testing, abrasion and corrosion evaluation, and metallurgical inspection. With decades of experience and deep knowledge of the field, our Engaged Experts provide guidance and results you can trust while helping you complete your project on time.

For more information about our rail testing services, or to request a quote, fill out the form below.