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.


  • 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.


  • 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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Clark has provided testing and Equipment Qualification services for over 20 years. The suite of nuclear industry related services offered by Clark is conducted under the parameters of our NIAC approved 10 CFR 50 Appendix B quality assurance program. This includes IEEE 324 and 322 and all of its daughter standards. Clark supports original equipment manufacturers in the nuclear power industry with engineering services by developing the qualification program, executing the program, and ensuring that all components are certified for safety-related applications. Our 10 ft. triaxial seismic and RIM tables give us some of the most expansive testing capabilities in the world.

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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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