Railway Damper Test System

Rolling Stock & Railway Test Systems

Apply uni-axial loading at angles ranging from 0-90 degrees to measure the dynamic characteristics of railway dampers in real-world operating configurations and environmental conditions.

These precision systems feature purpose-built servohydraulic load frames, FlexTest controls, and full-featured MTS Damper Testing Software to provide a comprehensive array of damper performance and durability testing capabilities.

Key benefits

  • Full-featured MTS Damper testing software provides automated data analysis, report generation, and test playback.
  • The tilting mechanism and optional environmental chamber allow dampers to be tested at attitudes and temperatures that match real-world service conditions.
  • This system can be used for both damper certification testing and real-world simulation.


  • Durability
  • Characterisation

Test Specimens

  • Rail dampers

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