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Wheel Profiles   





cone
Pure conical wheel profiles. The profiles have been created mainly for testing purposes.

cylinder
Wheel profiles having a constant lateral radius on tread. The profiles have been created mainly for testing purposes.

DSB_82
Wheel profile designed by the Danish State Railways, suitable for a rail inclination of 1/20.

N33
Wheel profile designed by the Swedish State Railways, suitable for a rail inclination of 1/30.

P8
Wheel profile designed by Brittish Rail, suitable for a rail inclination of 1/20.

ORE S1002
Wheel profile defined in UIC 510-2, suitable for a rail inclination of 1/40.

EN13715 S1002
Wheel profile defined by the European Standard EN13715, suitable for a rail inclination of 1/40.

MPLOT-example: func rot_orient
The miniprof measuring instrument can sometimes be difficult to orient, especially if the inside of the wheel is worn. The measured profiles can be oriented relative to an unworn theoretical profile in program MPLOT by using the command func rot_orient.