Axle / Chevron Springs

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Axle / Chevron Springs

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Axle / Chevron Springs

Chevron springs are widely used for axlebox primary suspensions of light rail, passenger and freight vehicles as well as locomotives. They are installed in pairs in a V-shaped configuration to provide compliance in the vertical, lateral and longitudinal directions. They are simple in design and provide good service life and low maintenance.

Features & Benefits

  • Many options to adjust the stiffness characteristics available
  • Very stable and robust design
  • Many types and variations available
  • Able to bear heavy loads

Technical Specifications

  • Different sizes from use for light rail to commuter train existing
  • Stiffness values from 600 N/mm up to 4000 N/mm available (per mounted pair)
  • Static deflection up to 55 mm possible