Test Institute authentications

The Federal Railway Authority (Eisenbahnbundesamt EBA) has issued authentications in the following test areas (status 02/2006):

Strength tests on vehicle bodies (in the test laboratory
or on the customer’s site)
Static and dynamic strength tests on
bogie frames
Impact tests
Strength tests on draw and buffing gears
Experimental determining of the rollcentre and
coefficient of flexibility
Braking tests on railway vehicles
Running dynamics tests on ancillary vehicles

Furthermore, the test institute is accredited as a European test laboratory in accordance with DIN EN ISO/IEC 17025. The accreditation includes tests in the following areas:

Static and dynamic strength tests on
railway-specific components
Impact tests on passenger coaches and freight wagons
Bogie frame tests and
Tests on draw and buffing gears and
the components of these
EBA Certificate of Authentication DIN ISO/IEC 17025 Certificate of Accreditation

Services of the Test Institute