The rail track solution
: a specialists' technique from the GANTRY Group
Originally, an innovative soft and adjustable fixing concept
for rails. Nowadays, a global solution for rail tracks.
In close contact with the market, GANTREX continuously
develops products and solutions. GANTREX has become
the indispensable partner in industrial sectors and services as
steel industry, aluminium plants, dockside sea shore installations,
cement plants, automated warehouses, ...
rail track : important matter ?
The rail track of a material handling installation must be reliable
with low maintenance costs. Every failure leads to high repair
costs and production down time.
| A neglected
rail track : consequences ?
- to the rail --> wear, bending and breaks;
- to the fixings --> loosening, breaks, ...
- to the support --> bending and cracking of the steel girders,
concrete crumbling and becoming loose.
generated by :
- stresses applied to rail, fixings and support;
- rail movement acting on fixing elements;
- under-sizing of one or more rail track elements.
rail track : a specialists' business ?
Calculations, dimensioning, diagnoses, ... are necessary to ensure
the link between civil engineering norms, or structural steel
designers, and handling equipment norms.
The GANTRY Group specialists improve the rail
track design with their experience, the product choice, the mounting
recommendations, the installation and supervision for a life-long
rail solution. This involves new construction as well as repairs.
The GANTREX® product solutions are tested by universities
and dedicated laboratories.
For more than 30 years, these solutions have been well proven
in traditional and specific applications.