Standard Swedish standard · SS-EN 15427:2008+A1:2010

Railway applications - Wheel/rail friction management - Flange lubrication

Status: Valid

This document is limited to specifying the requirements when applying lubricants to the wheel-rail interface between the wheel flange and the rail gauge corner (active interface) either directly or indirectly to the wheel flange or to the rail, and includes both trainborne and trackside solutions.

This document defines:
- the characteristics that systems of lubrication of the wheel-rail interface shall achieve, together with applicable inspection and test methods to be carried out for verification;
- all relevant terminology which is specific to the lubrication of the wheel-rail interface.


Lubrication systems (21.260) Materials and components for railway engineering (45.040)

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Language: English

Written by: SIS - Industriteknik

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Article no: STD-75910

Edition: 1

Approved: 11/15/2010

No of pages: 40

Replaces: SS-EN 15427:2008