Composite Repair for Damaged Beams

Composite repair for damaged beams

REINFORCEKiT® BEAM is a composite product, patented in partnership with the SNCF (French National Railway Company) that repairs and strengthens beams and poles.

Initially developed to reinforce catenary supports (HEA beams), the product can be used for any beam design.

Made of very high-performance materials (epoxy resin and Kevlar), it has been designed for lasting 20 years minimum.

Since 2011 (and after 2 years of testings), more than 1000 supports have been renovated successfully thanks to this original product.

REINFORCEKiT® BEAM has been designed using Finite Element Simulation.

What is it used for?
  • Repairing and reinforcing corroded beams
  • Stopping and renovating up to 80% of corrosion
  • Restoring beam integrity
Where to use it?
  • As soon as the level of corrosion of the support presents a loss of thickness that modifies the mechanical integrity of the beam support
Which are the benefits?
  • Installation without stopping train traffic
  • Long-term repair
  • Cost-effective installation
  • Fast and easy implementation
  • Suitable to all support configurations
Comp S 1 1 Surface preparation
Comp S 2 2 Inserts preparation
Comp S 3 3 Metal inserts application
Comp S 4 4 R4D® wrapping
Comp S 5 5 Impact & UV protection