Products and solutions for more reliability and sustainability in rail transport
Following a pandemic-induced hiatus, InnoTrans – the leading international trade fair for transport technology – is opening its doors again to show what the future of mobility will bring. As one of the world’s leading automotive and industrial suppliers, to the rail sector among others, Schaeffler will be at the trade fair in Berlin from September 20 to 23, 2022 to showcase its new solutions for bearings in rail vehicles as well as innovative systems that further improve the competitiveness of the rail sector and support its ongoing process of digitalization. The company will also highlight the major demands imposed on the industry, i.e., reduced downtimes, optimized closed-loop supply chain and sparing use of resources.
The data matrix code (DMC), which is the basis for more digitalization in the rail segment, is applied to each bearing during manufacturing and allows the continuous capture of product and operating data as well as maintenance information. A digital twin of the respective product is created with a comprehensive, chronologically arranged life cycle record. Visitors to the Schaeffler booth can see for themselves the diverse possibilities and advantages of the DMC, especially for exchanging information between component suppliers, vehicle manufacturers and operators.