+61 405 632 722

Rail

Proven rail experience in:

  • Locomotive crew cab design and engineering;
  • Assessment of primary and secondary railcar structure;
  • Design and engineering of fiber reinforced plastic components;
  • Lean manufacturing principles applied to railcar and locomotive production lines;
  • Communication and working with Asian engineering and production facilities;
  • Working knowledge of AS7500 series Rail Standards;
  • Production line technical support providing a Technical Liaison Engineer service on a daily basis;
  • Design of custom test rigs for the qualification of new rail products.

 

Mining

  • Design and modification of major sections of underground longwall coal mining equipment;
  • Investigation of structural failures of longwall equipment;
  • Open cut mining dragline fatigue monitoring of booms and tubs.

 

Special Vehicle

  • ROPS/FOPS advanced design and testing.   Computer simulation of ROPS testing.   Final stage applicant for ACARP funding into developing a modular ROPS system;
  • Dynamic simulation of mobile plant to predicted product lifespan as a function of roadway condition;
  • Vehicle testing and verification of modifications using data acquisition sensor packages including linear transducers, accelerometers and strain gauges;
  • Lift arm, chassis and drivetrain analysis.   Analysis and verification of custom hydraulic rams and valve blocks.

 

Impact Protection

  • Composite/Fiber Reinforced Plastic Impact protection systems.
  • Guarding around high kinetic energy equipment.
  • Anti-terrorism and vandal resistance of assets.

 

Expert Witness

  • Expert witness to both state and federal courts.
  • Technical services to law firms.
  • Failure investigations.
  • Insurance damage evaluations.

New Areas of Expansion

Contact Simon

Phone: +61 405 632 722

PO Box 423
Hamilton
NSW 2303
Australia