How many rescue tool manufacturers’ hydraulic cylinders are trusted to levitate rail track?
Holmatro engineers have been tasked with supplying a PLC-controlled hydraulic synchronized positioning system for the new Schuman-Josaphat rail tunnel in Brussels.
“This is the first time that Holmatro is combining high-pressure hydraulics with digital control … The Holmatro system enables us to execute synchronized jacking of a rail casing in such a way that the concrete is not subject to unacceptable distortion. We currently have three casings jacked, and we are very pleased with the result.”
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Holmatro operates three manufacturing facilities for its rescue and industrial divisions: two in Europe and one in the United States. Rescue tools sold in the US are “Made in USA” in Glen Burnie, Maryland.