Boring Cell

The boring cell enables measuring axle wheel seats and boring wheel pairs accordingly, depending on the required tightness for the press. The process and material handling are automatic.

Benefits

  • Maximum productivity with minimum manpower: Cost reduction
  • Fully automated cell
  • High productivity rate takt time
  • Safety and ergonomics guaranteed for the operator
  • Minimum misfit rates
  • Wheel boring done according to wheel seat measurement (done automatically and sent to borers)
  • Fully automated cycle from stack wheels and ready-to-mount axles (Delivered from UARC or new axles)
  • Connectivity between machines in order to guarantee a reliable bore and mount process.

Technical Data

  • Cell capacity: 140 wheelset/shift
  • Minimum misfit rate
  • Range of axles: Max - min length/max - min diam
  • Range of wheels: Max - min diam
  • Cell managed by a 2 operators
  • Occupied footprint
    • Boring and mount cell

Equipment

The inspection and refurbishment process gives response to standard repair process flows as per ARR with the pieces of equipment listed below:

  • Wheel seat measurement machine
  • Wheel de stackers
  • Wheel borer
  • Wheel press
  • Wheelset assembly measuring
  • Automatic handling of wheel and axles along the cell
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