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ArcelorMittal crane rails in Sri Lanka’s largest port4 December 2023
From port and terminal projects to giant cranes, ArcelorMittal crane rails are used in many applications and can be found in ports on all continents.ArcelorMittal Europe - Long Products contributed to new terminal project in the capital city of Colombo in Sri Lanka by supplying MRS87A grade 90 crane rails from its Rails & Special Sections mill in Rodange, Luxembourg. These rails have a high protection coating (level C5) to protect them against corrosion, achieving the desired level of protection and maintaining their specifications.Project news
ArcelorMittal Europe launches new crane rail grade8 August 2022
ArcelorMittal Europe – Long Products’ Rails & Special Sections has launched R340, a top wear performance crane rail grade for heavy loads, allowing customers to optimise their Life Cycle cost. Designed in the ArcelorMittal Rail Excellence Centre (Global R&D), R340 combines optimum process parameters with ad-hoc chemical composition. This new grade with higher mechanical properties and hardness was specifically designed for heavy loads.Product news
- rails & track fittings for public and urban railway and underground lines
- high speed rails (for speeds over 350 km/h)
- heavy rails
- conductor rails
Tram Rails (grooved, vignole, & block rail)
Light Rails (specific light transport & underground mining operations)
Crane Rails (DIN crane rails, American crane rails, special crane rails & girder crane rails)
Special sections (cathode bars, rail accessories, & track shoes)
Innovative, high quality rails
The rails and track fittings manufactured by ArcelorMittal are supplied worldwide for high speed tracks, heavy haul tracks, and urban transport systems amongst others thanks to their product quality and the elevated level of reliability which has earned ArcelorMittal the trust of their customers.
The offer is enhanced with many certificates and approvals from transport companies in different countries.
Rails are steel products that must fulfil a multitude of technological requirements. Continuous quality control and elaborate testing ensure the characteristics of the final product meet the stringent requirements regarding rail characteristics and performance.
In addition to head hardened rails, high-speed railways (with speeds over 350 km/h) are one of the most demanding applications for which ArcelorMittal has developed innovative production processes.