EN 12082:1998

Railway applications - Axleboxes - Performance testing

Publication date:   Aug 10, 2006

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99.60 Withdrawal effective   Dec 12, 2007


CEN/TC 256 Railway applications

European Norm

45.040   Materials and components for railway engineering



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This European Standard describes the principles and methods for a rig performance test of assembled axleboxes with rolling bearings according to EN 12080 and with lubricating greases according to EN 12081. Test parameters and minimum performance requirements for vehicles in operation on main lines are specified in clause 6 and Annex A (normative). Different test parameters and performance requirements may be selected for vehicles in operation on other networks. Basic principles for a field test are also determined.

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EN 12082:1998
99.60 Withdrawal effective
Dec 12, 2007