Underfloor wheel lathes are state-of-the-art machine tools designed for turning (reprofiling) railway wheels mounted on their axles and with their corresponding grease boxes. This way, the wheels can be turned, without having to be removed from the axles.
We have three main models of underfloor wheel lathes, which have been developed to service different types of trains and railway vehicles according to their maximum weight per axle.
All models are configurable to all track gauges and different tread profiles depending on the customer’s needs.
The automated model allows the operator to turn a complete composition without the need to intervene in the process of train movement and wheel turning decision. These are some of the automated tasks:
- Automatic motion of the composition
- Measurement of the wheel profile before using the lathe
- Turning of the wheel according to the pre-defined template