Aluminum Tank-Car for Transporting Export Grain and Other Bulk Cargos
Sespel Cheboksary Enterprise JSC
A unique friction welding technology:
improving the productivity by 60 times;
improving the weld seam quality;
reducing the process energy intensity by 2 times;
reducing environmental hazards.
A highly-efficient production technology, best engineering
solutions, guaranteed quality, high reliability of dollies
of new construction complying with the best European
For Russia it is a brand new type of railway coaches from aluminum alloys.
No counterparts for Russia are available.
Time between repairs - 1 million km
(Standard mileage today, 230 thousand km)
Volume - 116 m3
Total weight with cargo - 100 tons
(Weight load meets Russian and European
requirements and is able to travel Alpine tunnels)
Load on the rail axis - 25 tons
Pneumatic load - under pressure up to 2 bars.
Unlike the other counterparts, weight of goods
carried is 15% more with the same transportation cost.