Railroad safety depends on sound infrastructure and reliable systems. Element works with railway industry steel manufacturers involved in infrastructure projects to enhance their materials lives and eliminate potential failures of these materials when they are in service.
Railway infrastructure services include analyzing your rail network infrastructure to ensure they meet the required standards and are fit-for-purpose.
Rail infrastructure services
Our labs use our full range of ISO 17025 accredited destructive testing, non-destructive testing, and failure analysis services to determine these materials properties, performance, strength, and durability. We can help our customers select and apply the best material for the project, increase their overall quality and reliability to minimize service failures, and reduce costs.
Our services include:
- Metallic materials testing (destructive and non-destructive)
- Structural testing
- Failure analysis
- Bending stress and flexural strength rail testing
- Rail fatigue and compression
- Structural testing
- Chemical analysis
- Advanced numerical modeling
- Finite Element Analysis (FEA) simulation
- Coating testing
- Corrosion testing
- Measuring services with validation
- Consultancy services
Contact our experts for further information on our rail infrastructure services.
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Element offers comprehensive rail testing services to meet every need, from metallurgical evaluation to custom weld testing and train simulation.
Rolling Stock Inspection
Element's rolling stock rail inspection services focus on the condition of in-service vehicles incorporating a component, system, or entire train to deliver an independent view of its relative condition against expectation.
Rail Fastener Testing
From concrete rail ties to complex fasteners, we provide longitudinal restraint testing, repeated load testing, and other strength for rail products.
Find out more about Element's comprehensive ranges of materials testing services available in the TIC sector, covering materials selection, application and performance testing as well as failure analysis testing services.