Global rail infrastructure specialist Pandrol is delighted to announce the launch of the CD100 B, an emission-free portable clipping machine designed for quick and easy clipping and declipping of the Pandrol FE, FC and FCX Fastclips.

Compact and lightweight, it is suitable for use by a single operator and can be easily carried onto site with its modular conception, saving time and labour costs. As part of its ergonomic design, a weight-bearing wheel runs along the rail, dramatically reducing the physical strain on the operator making it safer and more convenient for users.

The CD100 B power unit can simply replace thermic power unit and be coupled to clipping and declipping  equipments and is strong enough to lift a sleeper up to 10mm.

The CD100 B replaces the need for manual hand tools for small jobs, eliminating the risk of tools slipping and physical stress injuries. Powered by battery, this emission-free clipping machine is suitable for use in tunnels and stations and in densely populated areas where working safely with low noise and clean air is a priority.

Maria Nilsson, Head of Equipment Product Line at Pandrol, said: “The launch of the CD100 B is a fantastic step for us to unify the great work being done to optimise battery power and sustainable materials across Pandrol’s track equipment.

“Our focus on reduced emissions and improved working conditions on track will continue as we work towards becoming a cleaner, greener company.”

Part of the Pandrol E+ range optimising energy-efficient, environmentally-friendly track construction and maintenance, the CD100 B is designed to significantly cut carbon emissions without compromising power.

The CD100 B will be displayed on the Pandrol stand at InnoTrans 2022, hall 23 stand 250.

Further information about Pandrol is available from https://www.pandrol.com/