Brush Traction - a part of the Wabtec Group Contractors
 

Engineering Solutions

Our multi-discipline engineering team provides engineering solutions to meet customer requirements and aspirations for the overhaul and upgrade of their rolling stock assets.

The upgrading of existing rolling stock is often technically and commercially challenging as it involves the re-engineering of complex vehicle systems to demanding timescales.  Delivering successful solutions requires a competent and creative engineering team comprising specialist engineers with extensive knowledge and experience in all aspects of rolling stock design, overhaul and re-engineering.

ENGINEERING SERVICES AND CAPABILITIES
Turnkey engineering solutions 2D and 3D mechanical CAD - Solid Edge Design and AutoCAD®
Modification design and assurance documentation packages Electrical CAD - AutoCAD® Electrical
Feasibility studies Electronic CAD and simulation - Seetrax XL Designer
Vehicle and system reliability/failure investigations Failure modes and effects analysis
Electrical and electronic component obsolescence solutions Finite Element Analysis (FEA) – ANSYS Mechanical simulation
Re-engineering of electromechanical and electronic equipment and systems Traction, auxiliary and control system design
Vehicle and equipment condition assessments Electrical safety - EN50153
Development of corrosion repair procedure Weld engineering and auditing - ISO 1561 and EN15085
Component overhaul and repair procedures – bogies, wheelsets, traction motors, HVAC equipment Train performance simulations (single vehicle)

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