NSP-WFL bio-based wheel flange lubrication system
NSP-WFL reduces the coefficient of friction, minimizes wear of wheel flanges and rail, while saving fuel and limiting noise.
To improve the wheel-rail cooperation, the system lubricates the most vulnerable areas of wear. Solid sticks are pressed against the wheel flange with spring. The thin coating is being passively transferred through rail to subsequent wheels. Solid stick is the cheapest and most reliable method of wheel flange lubrication, and has been in operation for many years now. Effectively used on freight and passenger locomotives, metro and commuter lines, and even heritage railways.
NSP-WFL is a proven system. It is cleaner, simpler and less problematic than on-board spray or trackside systems, and far more durable than any other solid lubricant.
Solid stick, the cheapest and most reliable method of flange lubrication has been in operation for decades.
Wheel flange lubrication system consists of three elements: solid lubricant, spring-loaded applicator, and holding bracket positioning the applicator towards the wheel. The simplicity of that solution and independence from human factor are best indicators of this system’s reliability.
- Extends wheel life by reducing flange wear
- More durable than competitive lubricants
- Reduces rail wear
- Saves fuel/energy and limits noise
- Environmentally friendly
- Simple installation
- Low total operating cost
- Reduces risk of derailments
- Complies with EN16028 standard
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