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Wheel & Axle Machining

Posted on 26th August, 2017

Premier Ltd has a long history of rebuilding, reconditioning, and upgrading machine tools, developing and enhancing the practice since our establishment over seven decades. As the OEM for a wide product line of railway wheel shop equipment, Premier is ideally suited to rebuild and modernize specialized machine tools at a substantial savings compared to the purchase of new machinery.

Premier manufacturing facility has the experience and equipment to handle the projects of rail products to meet the international standards. Turnkey solutions are available to decrease downtime and minimize the project's impact on crucial staff and shop resources.

Premier Limited Pune is in the business for manufacturing sophisticated machines for wheel machining & regularly supplying machines to rail industries in India. Also Premier Engineering Division has indigenously developed automated wheel handling system for enhancing the productivity.

Premier automation systems & machines are reliable and innovative for railway wheel turning and boring production line. Premier developed the automated system for loading and unloading wheels. System involves stacking of unmachined wheels before loading, unloading & loading of wheels in one step and stacking of finished wheels. This save substantial setup time and space requirement for wheel production line (Please see photo attached). These high productive machines are already in production line at leading Indian railway companies like Chittaranjan Locomotive & Wheel and axle plant Bangalore.

With the repertoire of technologies, Premier have presently equipped with two CNC VTL machines for wheel machining and two CNC turning centers for axle machining & one boring machine. Presently Premier Engineering Division with EN-15085-2 CL1 Certification is in Metro rail business supplying critical parts like bogie frames & end under frames to major players in rail & metro business like M/s. Hyundai Rotem, M/s.BEML & M/s. Alstom .Now Premier is in discussion with our valued customers for developing the Wheel & Axle Machining production line at Pune. Future plans are to have dedicated modernized assembly line to provide one stop solution in coming year in anticipation of demands of our valued customers.

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