News and Updates from Simmons Machine Tool Corporation
Follow our news page to keep track of our new railway wheel shop machines, product updates, and notable customer projects. This blog will also showcase what trade shows and conferences we will be attending, charitable and educational initiatives, and activities of the NSH Group (Niles-Simmons-Hegenscheidt).
It's time to celebrate the holiday season while looking back on another successful year! We at Simmons Machine Tool Corporation wish you all the best during the holidays. Thank you for your support in 2018, and here's to a healthy and prosperous 2019.
Railway Wheel Set Maintenance: Milling and Turning Technologies Video
We recently uploaded a video to our YouTube channel that discusses milling and turning technologies, and their implementation in railway wheel set maintenance processes. Both machining operations are described, as well as the appropriate applications for each.
Product Development: The Stanray Milling Cutter Body
The Stanray® TN-84C Wheel Truing Machine has been an important tool in wheel set maintenance facilities worldwide for decades. Its simplicity in design combined with its ability to effectively manage extreme wheel wear conditions makes it the wheel truing standard for freight and heavy rail locomotives.
RSI/CMA 2018 Rail Expo & Technical Conference
Simmons is heading to Nashville, Tennessee this September 9-11 for the RSI/CMA 2018 Rail Expo & Technical Conference. If you are also at the event, stop by booth 207 to talk wheel truing, wheel shop equipment, or simply say "hello".