Rail Industry Testing - Clark Testing

Rail Industry Testing



The US rail industry is constantly faced with demands for product innovation to its infrastructure and equipment. The as a part of the competitive nature and global initiatives, the market is imposing developments that include structurally sound, environmentally benign, cost effective and safe products. Clark Testing has supported the rail industry with mechanical testing, product validation, accelerated aging and compliance certification for many years. We have provided services to a variety of stakeholders in the rail industry including component light & heavy rail equipment manufacturers to MIL-STD and IEC Standards. Our fully accredited labs have provided mechanical testing services life cycle aging and structural load testing.

Standards


  • IEC 60068
  • IEC 61373
  • IEC 62236
  • IEC 61000
  • EN 50121
  • EN 55022
  • MIL-STD-810
  • MIL-STD-461
  • CFR Title 49
  • ISO 2017
  • ISO 3381
  • EN 12663
  • EN 13479
  • EN 13260
  • EN 13261
  • EN 13262

With load testing capabilities of over 1,000,000 pounds, Clark Testing is uniquely positioned to meet the needs of the rail industry. In addition to our structural capabilities, we provide EMC/EMI compliance testing for along with field data acquisition. Having quality data from actual field conditions that components and equipment is subjected to in the field is critical in solving relaibiltiy issues. Clark Testing has a team of field data acquisition engineers and technicians available to measure load, stress, strain, acceleration, vibration and noise.

Our experience in the rail industry includes testing structural integrity, rotating elements, dynamic behavior, vibration, and EMC testing thus ensuring reliability of all aspects of the system lifecycle from concept to service delivery.

Components


  • Bolster
  • Brakes
  • Bearings
  • Axles
  • Bogies
  • Cylinders
  • Gearboxes
  • Springs
  • Power Supplies

Our experts have a wealth of experience in supporting rail customers around the globe. We work with our customers to develop solutions tailored to meet the requirements of the rail industry. Clark Testing delivers this through a unique combination of technology and expertise.

Testing Services Offered



Noise and Vibration


Structral Integrity and Fatigue, ROPS / FOPS


Dynamic Behavior


Rotating Elements


Electro Magnetic Compantibility


Grease Analysis

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Heavy Equipment Testing

Clark specializes in structural, load, fatigue and torsional testing of large equipment. Our Michigan laboratory’s structures floor has a load capacity of 1.5 million lbs. With a large inventory of high capacity hydraulic cylinders, strong-backs, and power supplies, we are uniquely positioned as an elite high load lab in the United States. We test heavy equipment including industrial scale tractors, cranes, locomotives, and earthmovers. Clark testing is one of leading facilities companies in the structural load testing business. Our capabilities in this lab ensure the safety of millions who service the automotive, heavy equipment, racing, mining, aerospace, and military industries.

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Clark Testing has been providing product qualification testing and design verification for manufactures for over 20 years. We provide our clients with independent testing.

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