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New Case Study: Digitalization of Wheel Profile Measurement

Trained wagon masters at IGE check numerous train wagons every day for safety, giving special attention to the wheels. Until recently the rail transport company used mechanical calipers for the measurements coping with all the disadvantages that come with the use of such outdated instruments. By switching to digital measurement devices IGE has made the everyday work of their wagon masters a lot easier.  

Calipri Prime im Einsatz bei IGE

New Case Study: Digitalization of Wheel Profile Measurement

Trained wagon masters at IGE check numerous train wagons every day for safety, giving special attention to the wheels. Until recently the rail transport company used mechanical calipers for the measurements coping with all the disadvantages that come with the use of such outdated instruments. By switching to digital measurement devices IGE has made the everyday work of their wagon masters a lot easier.  

The Case Study of IGE shows just how digitalization transformed the maintenance of the wheel-rail system.

Find out

  • what drove IGE’s decision to go digital
  • how they digitalized their measurement data
  • where the main advantage are compared to out-dated methods
  • why the future of Predictive Maintenance has to be digital





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