Comsteel is independently accredited to manufacture and supply the Comsteel range of products in accordance with ISO 9001, RISAS accreditation and is also an AAR approved manufacturer of forged railway wheels. Product quality is supported by in-house chemical, mechanical and non-destructive testing laboratories, which are fully endorsed by the National Association of Testing Authorities, Australia (NATA) to ISO/IEC 17025, further assuring product integrity
Forged and rolled railway wheels can be manufactured to all recognised international standards. Tailored material solutions to suit customer requirements are also available.
With in house steelmaking and experienced technical personnel, Comsteel has developed many specialised materials for specific applications. In cooperation with Australian heavy haul rail operators Comsteel developed the first Microalloy wheels over 25 years ago and these materials are still the industry leading in wear and defect propagation performance. The Comsteel range of microalloy wheels are proven in Locomotive, Passenger and freight operations throughout Australia and many international operations.
Railway wheels are produced in diameters ranging from 650mm to 1250mm. Wheel plate and tread profiles of any shape can be produced for all freight, locomotive and passenger operations.
Research and Development:
Comsteel utilises experienced personnel and sophisticated in house laboratories to develop material solutions to enhance wheel performance in specific applications. Our Research and Development team are dedicated to continual advances in wheel performance.