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Railway / Rolling Stock Testing at Axis Test Laboratories

Dynamic Testing Services Provided:

Carried out to the requirements of both BS EN 61373 and BS EN 60068-2-64. Monitored throughout the process of testing with performance checks carried out upon request. All axes catered for in the orientation of choice to provide accurate representation of operational conditions.

Shock and Bump:
Shock and Bump testing is carried out according to both BS EN 61373 and BS EN 60068-2-27. Rigorous observations are carried out prior to commencement and upon completion of the specified shocks. Test units are monitored throughout to ensure that any issues or potential problems are identified at the earliest stages

Climatic Testing Services:

Salt Mist:
Performed to ISO 9227. 4-96 hours at 35°C, 5% NaCl according to the class. The chamber used is expansive, able to fit large structures. Observation with recorded digital photography help identify problem areas and show propagation of corrosion.

Hot, Cold, Cyclic Humidity, Low Temperature Storage:
Performed to the requirements of BS EN 60068. A large controlled climatic chamber is available that can be expanded to accommodate most test items. Capable of controlling temperatures as low as -70°C or as high as +180°C with full temperature and humidity logging features.

All equipment used in testing have fully traceable UKAS calibration certificates, ensuring that all testing is done with the greatest of accuracy and precision.

EMC, Stress and Voltage Testing: Performed by an approved UKAS accredited contractor with whom Axis works closely to ensure the same robust standards are maintained at all times.

Full UKAS compliant reports are provided as part of our extensive service with details of the testing performed, results and evidence including the details of any functional tests performed by request.

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