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DCD opens new doors to local market
“With a height of 850 mm, this forging is the largest of 43components ordered by a South African customer for a pressure vessel application,” said DCD Ringrollers executive director Dion Booyens. “Once again pushing the boundaries on behalf of our customers.
DCD Rolling Stock: Rail Infrastructure development Plan Secures Local Content
The proposed R300-billion investment programme by Transnet Freight Rail (TFR) is set to not only streamline South Africa's railway capabilities but also potentially create business opportunities and job sustainability for sufficiently prepared local private- sector industry component manufacturers, such as the rail cluster of internationally recognised manufacturing and engineering company DCD Group.
Rolling Stock’s bogie fabrication facility
DCD Rolling Stock is in the process of re-establishing the glory-days of rail manufacturing in South Africa through a R240-million investment in a bogie fabrication facility. African Fusion reports.
Jika (PHS) Summary Report
JIKA PASSIVE HYDRAULIC STEERING SYSTEM (PHS)
TEST RESULTS BRIEF AS AT 30 JANUARY 2014
DCD Metpro - Dyno upgrade
In November 2013 DCD Metpro started the process of installing Gautrain brake pad rig on the existing dyno. With this rig, Metpro will be able to do comparative test for Gautrain brake pad development.
Locomotive Manufacturing Assembly Process

Wheel and Traction Motor Assembly

This involves fitting wheels to traction motor and gear case.

 

Traction Motor Testing

The Traction Motor Test (run test) is done to ensure that our customer get a reliable bogie. This traction motor test is controlled by a control panel located next to it. The equipment is surrounded by rails to prevent entry while testing is in progress. The testing is done by a highly qualified Toshiba team.

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Traction motor testing Traction motor tester control box

Bogie Frame and Motor Assembly

This involves placing traction motor assembly in position, fitting axle boxes to axle, and the bogie frame to the traction motor assembly.


Bogie frame and motor assembly