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Solutions for rail and bus

Extruded solutions for rail and bus

A dedicated Constellium extrusions unit for rail and bus offers a wide range of components and solutions based on aluminium extrusions.

Specialized products for a significant market

Rail application

Constellium pioneered large-extrusion technology for welded aluminium railcar bodyshells and introduced the fully bolted standard system for bus superstructures. We have improved our processes and products ever since. Our specialized product offer today includes:

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    Structural extrusions for rail and bus applications
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    Completely welded sub-assemblies such as structural floors, roofs, side walls and intermediate floors, for all types of rail vehicles
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    Just-in-time, finished, ready-to-mount and welded solutions, provided with all necessary cut-outs, fixations for seats and surface treatments, significantly reducing the customer’s production time
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    Bus structure

    Concepts and solutions that mechanically join different materials, such as VERAFLEX™ and patented resilient mounts
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    The EcoRange™ body structure system for bus builders, which combines standard structural components and bolted connections based on proven aluminium and composite design in order to develop, design and build lightweight and cost-efficient bus and coach bodies

Added-value services

In addition to our portfolio of products, components and solutions for rail and bus, Constellium offers additional services such as:

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    feasibility studies,
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    support for optimization, design and finite element analyses,
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    crash calculations,
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    support for static and dynamic tests of full-size body shells,
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    production assistance on customer premises.

Quality assured

Constellium’s extrusions business unit controls the products and processes of plants and sub-contractors using the latest supply chain and quality management methods and tools. We are IRIS-certified.

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This helps ensure that all deliveries of parts and components fully comply with customer requirements.

Find out more about the rail market

Find out more about the bus market

Key-fact

Constellium pioneered large-extrusion technology for welded aluminium railcar bodyshells as early as the 1970s.

Your contacts

Rail

Sales contact

 
Giorgio Destefani

Tel.: +41 44 438 66 10
 

Max Hoegger-Strasse 6
P.O. Box 1812
CH-8048 Zürich
Switzerland

Bus

Sales contact

 
Vito Melina

Tel.: +41 44 438 66 21
 

Max Hoegger-Strasse 6
P.O. Box 1812
CH-8048 Zürich
Switzerland

Rail and Bus

Technical contact

 
Gino Dallo

Tel.: +41 44 438 66 14
 

Max Hoegger-Strasse 6
P.O. Box 1812
CH-8048 Zürich
Switzerland

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Last update 14 September 2016 Back to top