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Additive manufacturing for maintenance of railway infrastructure assets

PROJECTS
Funding
Spain
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Duration
Geo-spatial type
Infrastructure Node
Total project cost
€721 230
EU Contribution
€0
Project Acronym
RAILFILLER
STRIA Roadmaps
Vehicle design and manufacturing (VDM)
Transport mode
Rail icon
Transport policies
Decarbonisation
Transport sectors
Passenger transport

Overview

Objectives

This Projects aims to develop an in-situ repair systems for rails. The goal is a reduction of maintenance cost, extend the lifetime of rails and reduce the environmental impact of the current methods.​​

Funding

Parent Programmes
Specific funding programme
State R+D+I Program Oriented to the Challenges of Society
Other Programme
Proyectos de I+D+I «Retos Colaboración»
Funding Source
Spanish State Research Agency (AEI)

Results

Key results include:

  • Rail repair process optimisation based on LMD technology.
  • Development and validation of the subsystems needed for a complete rail-repair system.
  • Life cycle cost study of rails repaired by LMD technology.
     

Partners

Lead Organisation
Organisation
INGENIERÍA Y TÉCNICA DEL TRANSPORTE TRIA, S.A.
Address
28600 Navalcarnero Madrid, Spain
Partner Organisations

Technologies

Technology Theme
Additive manufacturing
Technology
Laser Metal Deposition (LMD)
Development phase
Validation

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