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Mechanical Design

Cost-Effective Mechanical Design

With the expertise to develop vehicle interiors and exterior systems, ÅF offers cost-effective solutions for the train industry.

Taking full responsibility for complete vehicle projects from styling and ergonomics to production and after-market, ÅF has the capacity and experience to cost effectively shorten your time to market. With our own center for testing and verification we identify and solve complex problems. Indeed, by choosing ÅF you get access to one of the leading mechanical design companies supporting industry in Scandinavia. To meet your needs and optimize your operations, our ambition is to work closely together with you throughout the process. A critical part of that involves listening and asking questions to understand you as a customer challenges and ambitions.

Interior

  • Complete interior development and integration
  • Strong math/simulation based process
  • Experience of global markets requirements
  • Managing large distributed projects
  • Lean, structured and fast development process
  • Manufacturing knowledge

Interior system experience:

  • Seats
  • Instrument panel & floor console
  • Interior Trim
  • Handicap adapted interior and comfort
  • Roof
  • Cabling

 Test and development experience:

  • Head impact test
  • Solidity evaluation
  • Squeak & rattle
  • Anchorage test
  • Thermal test

 

Chassis

Capabilities:

  • Concept proposals, analysis and evaluation
  • Supplier collaboration
  • Design, calculation and integration of subsystems
  • Prototype manufacturing
  • Manufacturing knowledge
  • Material knowledge

Chassis systems experience:

  • Wheel suspensions
  • Steering systems, hydraulically and electrically assisted
  • Wheels
  • Drive line systems
  • Foundation brakes and tilt
  • Vehicle controls
  • Cabling

Tests and analysis experience:

  • Noise, vibration and harshness analysis of wheel brakes
  • Wear and lifetime evaluation of wheel brakes
  • Wheel brake performance analysis
  • Brake pad characteristics measurements

 

Exterior

Capabilities:

  • Development of complete exterior systems
  • Strong math/simulation based process
  • Experience of global markets requirements
  • Managing large distributed projects
  • Lean, structured and fast development process
  • Manufacturing knowledge

Exterior systems experience:

  • Lighting
  • Cleaning systems
  • Glass & mirrors
  • Roof
  • Doors & hatches
  • Pantographs
  • Cabling

Contacts

Tommy Klevin

Section Manager, Embedded Systems
+46 10 505 45 80 tommy.klevin@afconsult.com