Bolt Failure Diagnostics
Bolted joints are one of the most common elements on rolling stock and it is all too common to find a bolt that has become loose in service or is missing altogether? ExcelWraps rolling stock workflow solutions have created the BoltExpert application to understand joint mechanics and find solutions to fastener problems. Few engineers have enough bolting knowledge to suggest corrective actions with confidence but with the help of the BoltExpert application they can. It covers:
We also use our BoltExpert Wrap both as a training tool so that attendees can ask what-if questions and see the result immediately. It works by considering each element of a bolted joint to reveal the root cause of loosening and the most effective corrective action. Using drop-down controls you can represent your own bolted joint, it will do all the complex maths and present results in live interactive charts.
Our special inspection solutions can include inspecting scheduled maintenance, wheel load balance & levelling, bolt failure diagnostics, handovers, and rail incident safety.