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.
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.
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.
For more information about our rail testing services, or to request a quote, contact us today.
Rail Fatigue and Compression Testing
Rolling weight and vertical compression can take a toll on rail products. Our testing services evaluate the fitness of materials and components, ensuring safe and efficient use for years to come.
Rail Seat Abrasion
A constant threat to train travel, rail seat abrasion can have devastating consequences for both products and passengers. We help mitigate that risk through material selection, mechanical testing and failure analysis.
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