Railway technology

Builders of constructions and semi-finished products for the railway sector must prove their disposal of suitable technical personnel, including the necessary facilities and equipment, to manufacture products for the railway industry. In this connection, special requirements, regarding to specialised welding technology, must also be met. An external audit must demonstrate that the various qualifications are met and also that the required welding personnel is available.

Customers of Orfa Visser in the railway technology are for instance companies that manufacture:
buses, trains, high-speed trains and locomotives, including current collectors, platform devices, air conditioning and motor cooling systems for trains, railway technology, shunting technology and roof cooling systems for railway vehicles.

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Examples of products that Orfa Visser produces as a supplier for these companies are:

railroad wheels, housings, cable supports, bottoms, spherical segments, ground plates, nozzles, clock edges, seatings, safety screens, rings and ventilator frames. All of these are possible in aluminium, steel and stainless steel, amongst others.

The advantages of contracting out the manufacture of products for the railway technology to Orfa Visser are:
  • Metal forming up to a maximum of 12 mm thickness
  • Metal forming up to maximum Ø 3000 mm
  • Seamless design possibilities
  • Numerous metal processing technologies available in-house
  • Metal forming of special alloys
  • Proprietary tool manufacturing
  • Possibility of manufacturing small, medium and large series
  • ISO 9001 certification
  • Daily management that is still in the hands of the owner