• Laboratory

    Laboratory

    • functions as a research-implementation department,
    • develops and tests new technological solutions,
    • implements new solutions in the production,
    • tests prototypes,
    • tests and selects raw materials,
    • confirms the conformity of TAPS’ products and production processes.


    The Laboratory functions on the basis of procedures of an integrated quality management system compliant with:
    ISO 9001:2008
    International Railway Industry Standard (IRIS) Revision 02
    PN-EN ISO/IEC 17025:2005


    The Laboratory is equipped with test stands for the following tests:


    • fire retardancy, based on EN 45 545-2:2013; PN-K-02511; PN-K-2501; PN-K-02502; PN-EN 1021-1,2; FAR 23 i 25; UIC 564-2; BS 5852 crib 7; DIN 5510-2; PN-EN ISO 4589-2;
    • vandalproofness, based on NF F 00-201; BN 918434 p. 3.8; CEN/TS 45545-2 app. A
    • strength, based on PN-P-04979; PN-E ISO 1856; PN-EN ISO 3385; PN-EN ISO 3386-1,2 CNTK no. 64/98, 65/98, 66/98; PN EN 29073-3; PN-EN ISO 2409
    • ergonomics, based on UIC 567; GrulaSI; CNTK nr 64/98, 65/98, 66/98 oraz PN-80/C-04238; PN-EN ISO 868; PN-ISO 2439; PN-EN 8307, NF F 31-116