ALUMINUM COACH AND THE PARIS METRO

VOITURES ALUMINIUM ET METRO DE PARIS

Technical results of the construction of aluminium coaches for the Paris metro; a comparison is made between the manufacturing methods used for these coaches and for steel coaches. The difficulties arising from the use of special, very long metal sections, the assembly on a dummy of the chassis frame using prefabricated units, contraints imposed by certain alloys and distortions caused in the welding sequences, are described in detail.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Publications de la Soudure Autogene

    32 Boulevard de la Chapelle
    Paris 18e,   France 
  • Authors:
    • Brisseaux, A
    • Fournier, R
  • Publication Date: 1975-11

Language

  • French

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00134534
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: International Union of Railways
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 9 1981 12:00AM