Services

wabtec westinghouse air brake Engineering Services Gerken Group

Engineering Services

The Gerken group specializes in the design and manufacture of graphite components. Gerken invests continuously in the development of new products to meet the expectations of different markets. We have set up teams and material resources dedicated to the design, design, development and validation of innovations.
 
In addition, we have set up research and development facilities at the Gerken sites in Belgium and Gerken SAS in France. Gerken SAS has a design office able to answer all the demands of its customers in the railway, industrial and wind sectors, as well as a test center allowing us to reproduce the often extreme conditions of use Devices and components.
 
Our development tools:

  • SolidWorks®: 3D Design and Construction
  • Software SolidWorks® Simulation Premium
  • AutoCAD®: 2D Drawing Software

We offer:

  • Creative problem solving
  • Project Management (AMDEC, RAMS Studies, Maintenance Manuals)
  • Optimization: standard parts / quantities / budgets and costs

wabtec westinghouse air brake Research Development Gerken Group

Research and Development

Research and development is located in Gerken SA in Belgium, Gerken SAS in France, and Pantrac in Germany.  In France, we have invested in test facilities designed to replicate, as closely as possible, the extreme environmental conditions our carbon brushes can operate under in wind turbine applications.