In recent years, rail head milling has emerged as a vital process for reprofiling rails, reducing contact stresses and thereby tackling rolling-contact fatigue across the complete wheel/rail contact band.
With greater and faster material removal, milling can treat severe damage in one pass within minimal possession times. It is a spark-free and clean process making it ideal for the treatment of environmentally sensitive and high-risk areas like stations and tunnels.
ROMILL Rail Treatment System
In response to customer need, Robel launched its rail milling train ROMILL on to the international market, with the first machines now being tested in Japan.
Forming a collaboration with leading railhead treatment specialist Schweerbau International and Vogel & Ploetscher for state-of-the-art rail measuring equipment, Robel has delivered a vehicle system combining rail milling, polishing, measuring and recording. Furthermore, the group offers a worldwide support network to cover all training, commissioning and servicing needs.
ROMILL is a two-unit train consisting of a work and a supply unit. The work unit has a driving and working cab, milling unit, system control room and milling wheel maintenance room with a robotic exchange system. The supply unit consists of an engine room, the finish grinding unit, swarf container, measuring system and driving cab.
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