Tver Carriage Works put into operation a new complex for ultrasonic testing of finished wheelset axles. Russian-made equipment was purchased as part of the TVZ investment program
The complex of ultrasonic testing of finishing axles of wheel sets “ZOND-3” makes it possible to detect internal defects of the axle and evaluate the structure of the metal. It is installed in the bogie workshop.
One of the significant advantages of the new equipment is time savings.
“Depending on the type of axes, the savings will be from 20 to 40 minutes for each manufactured unit of production,” said Tatyana Zakharenko, head of the non-destructive testing laboratory. – The former complex, which was used in the shop with …