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HVAC

Wabtec Rail, through the incorporation of Vapor Stone, has an internationally renown reputation for the supply of vehicle heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems. Our HVAC services cover everything from the design, manufacture and installation of new systems through to the upgrade and refurbishment of existing units. We are also able to provide a comprehensive spare parts and component overhaul service for not only Wabtec and Vapor Stone systems but also Westinghouse, Temperature, Stone Iberica and EBAC units. No matter what type of system you have, we have the skills and resources to provide exceptionally reliable, cost effective solutions.
 
NEW BUILD
Our engineering teams have considerable experience in the design of new HVAC systems for all types of rail vehicle ranging from locomotive cab air cooling to fully controlled passenger rolling stock air conditioning systems. Our engineers are available from the start of any new build contract to provide advice on air conditioning installations and vehicle interfaces. We can advise on system designs, heating and cooling capacities and associated power requirements. Systems can be designed as modular, self-contained units or split in-built systems sized to fit the available space.
 
RETROFIT
For passenger rolling stock and locomotive cabs that lack air conditioning we provide full HVAC design, manufacture and installation packages tailored to suit your particular requirements. An example of our innovative retrofit solutions is the installation of air conditioning units for Class 165 diesel multiple units. Here we were able to produce a unit located within the overhead passenger luggage rack. For the installation of a cab air conditioning system on the HSBC Rail owned Class 455 units a unit was designed that located within the existing exterior vehicle front door with a magazine-loading air conditioning unit. The final product took up very little space and integrated seamlessly with the existing systems.
 
OFF-SITE MAINTENANCE
Increasingly we undertake maintenance work on our clients’ own sites, where our offsite teams provide a complete service to the very highest standards.
 
OVERHAUL AND UPGRADE
We have an enviable reputation in undertaking the overhaul and upgrading of HVAC systems. Our facilities include full strip and re-build, power wash, steam cleaning, shot blasting, spray application painting, polyester powder coating, refrigerant conversion, motor overhaul, compressor overhaul/re-manufacture, heater exchanger overhaul/renewal, control circuit overhaul/re-wire, full functional testing and full performance validation. In addition we undertake various system enhancements such as DC to AC motor conversion and control panel upgrades. AFTER-SALES SUPPORT Our after-sales support is second to none and includes technical back-up, health checks, service contracts, training and the supply of replacement parts for Stone, Westinghouse, Temperature and EBAC. Tailoring service packages to meet our clients’ individual needs, we focus at all times on quality and safety.

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Industrial and Civil Plants

  • Conversion and transmission systems in high voltage DC
  • Power, Lighting & Idroelectrical Plants
  • Electro-instrumental and mechanical assembly Electrical substations and distribution systems
  • Fire detection and fire alarms, hydro sanitary, primary and secondary electrical systems, data control panels, air conditioning, heating and thermal plants for buildings and infrastructures with realization of civil works
  • Motorway lighting plants

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Interior Refurbishment

The appearance, comfort and on-board facilities on a passenger vehicle are essential in winning and keeping passengers. Today vehicles need to look good and reflect care and commitment on the part of operators.
 
Our refurbishment teams are involved with the complete spread of interior enhancement activities including undertaking full interior refurbishment and refinishing, fitting new floor coverings, the installation of passenger information and CCTV systems, the introduction of new seating and the installation of new lighting. 
 
Combining practicality with aesthetics, we make sure that rolling stock looks its best and performs to the highest standards.

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Iron Castings

SanCasT produces high-quality castings in weights ranging from one to 120 pounds on our Hunter® 20 X 26 and BP® 20 X 26 molding machines in the following irons: 

  • Class 25 and Class 30 Gray Iron
  • Acicular Gray Iron
  • Ferritic Ductile Iron
  • Pearlitic Ductile Iron

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Locomotive Repairs & Overhaul

We have a vast range of locomotive expertise and technological resources built up over many years. This gives us the capability to repair, refurbish and overhaul everything from shunting locomotives to mainline locomotives.

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Mandrel Building

Supported and unsupported elements from 1" to 30' long in a range of diameters. Autoclave curing (30" high x 52' long or 78" high x 53.5' long). All rubber, fabric-reinforced rubber and metal-reinforced rubber

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Molding

Compression, injection and transfer molding. Rubber, bonded rubber / overmolding, phenolic and thermoset materials with custom formulations available. Small to large part sizes; low to high volume production capabilities.

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Off-Site Maintenance

Our approach to our services is extremely flexible and at all times focuses on providing our customers with arrangements that best suit their particular circumstances.
 
For customers wanting work carrying out at their own sites we offer a complete Wabtec off-site service that undertakes repair, refurbishment and installation work anywhere in the country.

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Orcomatic Molding

Proprietary molding process. Cost effective solution for continuous, high-volume production of small components with single or multi-cavity setups.

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Overhaul and Maintenance

Except after sales service of friction products, Huaxia also offer the overhaul service for metro TBU, metro coupler, Loco DBU etc.
除提供摩擦产品售后服务年,华夏也提供地铁踏面制动单元及车钩等的大修服务。

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Pantograph Overhaul / Repairs / Servicing

Faiveley Brecknell Willis provides full overhaul, repairs and servicing for damaged and operationally expired pantographs.  Pantographs are repaired / rebuilt to as-new condition and provided with a full service warranty.

Wabtec locomotive train car Passenger Vehicle Overhaul

Passenger Vehicle Overhaul

  • Refurbishment
  • Life Extension
  • Upgrade
  • Modifications
  • Overhaul
  • Re-livery
  • Heavy Maintenance

Wabtec Transit car Passenger Vehicle Overhaul Service Repair

Passenger Vehicle Overhaul

  • Coded Repairs
  • Interior Refurbishment & Refresh
  • Interior Mechanical & Electrical Upgrades
  • Interior & Exterior Repaint
  • Incident Damage Repairs
  • Corrosion Repairs
  • Underframe & Bogie Overhaul
  • Testing & Commissioning

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Patternmaking Facilities and Expertise

Brecknell Willis Composites offers a comprehensive in-house patternmaking service. This allows BWC to collaborate with customers to produce bespoke tooling before manufacture commences, ensuring the product supplied meets their exact requirements.
 
Manufacturing processes:

  • Hand layup
  • Vacuum infusion
  • Vacuum bagging
  • Cold press tooling

wabtec westinghouse air brake PRM-TSI Modification

PRM-TSI Modification

We have the capability and experience to undertake modifications to passenger vehicles to enable them to achieve PRM-TSI compliance.  This includes the installation of universal access toilets, door sounders, doorstep lighting, door control pushbuttons and the creation of suitably equipped wheelchair areas.

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Quality & Services

Quality & Services
We provide extensive services, which fully comply with customer requirements. 100 years of experience and our technical expertise in development, production, maintenanceafter sales service/spare parts and quality practice go into these services. We take care of our customers’ and clients’ needs, apply a holistic and solution-oriented thought process, act flexibly and help quickly at home and abroad.
As a manufacturer, we supply you with original spare parts “Made in Germany” during the entire application period of our products.
 
Development
Constructive know-how for customised solutions
The main focus of our constructive services is in compiling solutions made to measure for challenging assignments together with our customers. From the idea of a producible component as a one of a kind or serial product. Numerous innovations and records attest to the quality of our constructive work.
Many of our teams of engineers have international experience and have been working together in well-established project teams for many years. Professional equipment and tools go without saying. Efficient processes throughout all phases also ensure the economic success of the project for our clients.
Creative design

  • Engineering work for international sales orders
  • Development of serial products and special-purpose solutions 
  • Upgrading and optimisation of existing customer systems
  • Modification of our own standard series and technologies
  • Development of innovative technologies/system solutions
  • Constructive work in international joint projects

 
Service and Maintenance
Ensuring ongoing availability
Routine and all-round maintenance prevents uncontrollable downtimes. Upon request, we put our own as well as third party components and products through their paces.
We strive to make mobile equipment available at all times in everyday industrial life. For this purpose, we have competent and skilled service technicians at our disposal with standardised tools and equipment. We would be more than happy to compile an individual maintenance proposal for you.
 
Acting instead of reacting

  • Routine, predictable maintenance intervals
  • Application of original spare parts
  • Ensuring ongoing availability
  • Direct cost control

 
After sales service/Spare parts
High class German workmanship for international markets
We cover the entire production range of our energy and data transfer systems in a 15,000 sqm roofed production area. We manufacture, assemble and carry out a thorough inspection of technical core components as well as most of the products before delivery. This makes it possible for us to quickly manufacture high quality spare parts for your requirements and to provide our customers with them just as quickly.
Extraordinary expertise in development and production enables us to advise each customer individually and to support each customer effectively in any situation. Lean structures, dedicated employees and state-of-the-art machinery ensure punctual delivery.
 
High quality work from A to Z

  • short reaction times according to customer requests
  • efficient product development based on proven and tested technologies/model ranges
  • production according to international standards and directives
  • internal assembly, quality control and testing
  • quick delivery, even for large contract volumes
  • extensive customised services

 
Quality Management
Highest quality for satisfied customers
The quality of our services and products is aimed at the complete fulfilment of our customers’ wishes, needs and expectations. In the process, the benchmark for the assessment of our quality is first and foremost set by you - our customer.
Internal quality management ensures compliance with international standards and directives. The implementation of the QM system is carried out according to standardised methods and with the help of flexible tools for the modelling and documentation of all production and business processes (DIN EN ISO 9001:2008).
 
Certificates and Approvals

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Remanufacturing

With Graham-White remanufacturing, we really do... make the product better. Remanufacturing is more than just tearing down one of our products when maintenance is due and replacing worn parts with new ones. We do that and more! Because we designed the product, access to original engineering specs with condemning limits is immediate. We make your remanufactured parts better by installing any technological upgrades or enhancements. Each remanufactured assembly is subjected to the same rigorous testing as our new products and we have a warranty that is the longest in the industry. Your original product is given a new life that extends maintenance cycles and lowers life cycle cost. We can also develop repair and return / or unit exchange programs to meet your needs. Contact us to learn more about these invaluable services.

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Re-painting and Re-livery

Our ultra-modern facilities are capable of applying all types of paint systems and can accommodate vehicles up to 23m long.

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Research and Development

Research and development is located in Gerken SA in Belgium, Gerken SAS in France, and Pantrac in Germany.  In France, we have invested in test facilities designed to replicate, as closely as possible, the extreme environmental conditions our carbon brushes can operate under in wind turbine applications.

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Reservoir Repair & Overhaul

Wabtec Rail overhaul and repair a full range of Railway Air Brake Components from various manufacturers including Knorr Bremse (Westinghouse), Faiveley (SAB WABCO), Wabtec/Wabco and Wabtec MZT.
 
Our overhaul expertise extends across a full range of components including distributors, brake cylinders, disc brake actuators, slack adjusters/regulators, air reservoirs, end cocks and hoses. We also supply and support a range of new UIC and TSI approved components from our sister company Wabtec MZT.

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