MAE. Maschinen- und Apparatebau Götzen GmbH

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Wheelset Assembly Presses for Rolling Stock

MAE stands for innovation, solution orientation, flexibility and reliability – in short, MAE stands for German medium-sized businesses. With our solutions, especially for the fields of straightening and railroad technology, we have developed into a leading specialist for market niches over the past decades. Whether solutions from our modular system or tailor-made concepts specially adapted to our customers’ requirements, our machines solve our customers’ problems and thus create real added value.

MAE has been developing and supplying assembly presses for wheelsets of rail vehicles for over 50 years. Whether our customers need to press wheels, brake discs or gearboxes, whether high-speed trains or street cars, we have the right solution.

RADS Series Wheelset Presses

Our horizontally acting double-cylinder wheelset presses of the RADS series are the specialists for pressing wheelsets for rail vehicles, no matter whether the task is to work on trailing wheelsets with our without brake discs, drive wheelsets for railcars or wheelsets for locomotives with gearboxes and/ or traction motors. Our RADS wheelset assembly presses guarantee high productivity due to fully automatic pressing process, supported with various loading and unloading concepts and individual, optimally matched accessories. The pressing tools are easily displaceable and mounted to be protected against soiling. Our machines guarantee high energy efficiency due to a patented demand-controlled hydraulic system. Our certified, particularly practice-oriented safety concept ensures operator safety at all times.

Additional Machine Equipment

But we are not only a manufacturer of wheelset assembly presses. As a solution provider, we also offer a variety of additional equipment to make our machines more productive and efficient. Our machine concepts can be enhanced with different pre-assembly stands, high pressure pumps and different loading and unloading units such as simple wheelset transport carriages, automated wheelset manipulators, heavy-duty transport carriages or overhead crane systems. If desired, we can also automate the entire wheelset production line as a general contractor.

Experience You Can Rely On

After developing our first wheelset press in 1959, our current RADS concept has established itself excellently in the market since the mid-2000s and has become a reference when it comes to pressing wheelsets, with well over 120 RADS-type machines installed in the market.

With more than 20 skilled service technicians, service hubs in Bejing, China and Orwigsburg, PA, United States as well as telephone and remote support we offer fast, reliable and solution-oriented support to our customers worldwide.

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Alstom Visits Erkath for Pre-Acceptance Test

Alstom Visits Erkath for Pre-Acceptance Test

Alstom recently visited MAE in Erkath for a pre-acceptance test of its new wheelset press type RADS 2-315.

See You at Eurasia Rail 2023

See You at Eurasia Rail 2023

MAE will be attending Eurasia Rail 2023, the 10th international exhibition for rolling stock, infrastructure & logistics.

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Illustration of wheelset press extensions to meet requirements of different wheelset types

MAE Wheelset Assembly Press

MAE wheelset press type RADS 2-315

MAE Wheelset Press

Close-up of wheel and press cylinder with centring tool

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MAE headquarters in Erkrath, Germany

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