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The unrivalled accuracy, control and efficiency of induction heating makes it ideal for key tasks in the manufacture and maintenance of rolling stock and rails.

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The unrivalled accuracy, control and efficiency of induction heating makes it ideal for key tasks in the manufacture and maintenance of rolling stock and rails.
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Our compact multipurpose Minac converters are particularly sought after by maintenance divisions because of their flexibility and ease of mobility.    

Here are some typical uses of our equipment within the railway industry:

  • Shrink-fitting of:
    • Lock rings
    • Ball bearings
    • Brake pad centre hubs
    • Steel tyres on rims
    • Wheels on shafts
    • Loctite connections
  • Pre-heating of rails
  • Hardening of rails and hubs
  • Welding of rails in field
  • And many more

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Induction heating solutions for the railway industry
Induction heating solutions for the railway industry

The unrivalled accuracy, control and efficiency of induction heating makes it ideal for key tasks in the manufacture and maintenance of rolling stock and rails.

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Disassembling and shrink-fitting bearing and lock rings

Shrink-fitting uses thermal expansion to either fit or remove parts such as rings, gears and bearings on shafts. The benefit of using induction for this process is that it is very fast and controlled.

Rail welding with the Mirage Induction Rail Welder

EFD Induction works in close cooperation with Mirage Rail, providing the induction equipment to their groundbreaking and patented induction welding system.

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Induction heating is ideal for disassembling and shrink-fitting bearing and lock rings

Disassembling and shrink-fitting bearing and lock rings

Disassembling and shrink-fitting bearing and lock rings

Bearing rings can be heated in a completely uniform manner and removed while the shaft remains cold.

Induction heating used for fitting and replacing tyres

EFD Induction equipment makes replacing tyres a clean and easy task.

Rail welding with induction heating

EFD Induction works in close cooperation with Mirage Rail, providing the induction equipment to their groundbreaking patented induction welding plant.

Rail welding with induction heating

Rail welding with the Mirage Induction Rail Welding