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International Journal of Frontiers in Engineering Technology, 2024, 6(1); doi: 10.25236/IJFET.2024.060113.

Research on abrasive belt wear monitoring for the rail grinding


Haipeng Wang

Corresponding Author:
Haipeng Wang

China Energy Railway Equipment Co., Ltd., Beijing, China


A comprehensive analysis of an abrasive belt wear monitoring scheme for rail grinding was conducted, focusing on the generation mechanisms of sound and current signals during the sanding process. Initially, we establish a theoretical model linking the sound of belt grinding with its corresponding current generation mechanism. This model also integrates the patterns of abrasive belt wear, laying the groundwork for subsequent signal feature extraction and state recognition. Our approach not only guides the extraction and recognition processes but also ensures the general applicability of our findings, making them more relevant for real-world rail grinding scenarios. The study then delves into an empirical investigation of the characteristics of actual sound and current signals obtained during rail belt grinding. By analyzing these signals across time, frequency, and time-frequency domains, we extract multidimensional signal features. These extracted features serve as crucial inputs for identifying the wear state of the abrasive belt in subsequent chapters. Our methodical approach provides a robust framework for understanding and monitoring the condition of abrasive belts in rail grinding applications, with potential implications for improving efficiency and quality in industrial practices.


Wear analysis, Abrasive belt condition monitoring, Rail grinding

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Haipeng Wang. Research on abrasive belt wear monitoring for the rail grinding. International Journal of Frontiers in Engineering Technology (2024), Vol. 6, Issue 1: 77-82. https://doi.org/10.25236/IJFET.2024.060113.


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