From the chassis and the construction of the train to the infrastructure of the overall network of tracks and switches – rhenus special lubricants for railway technology help you achieve your strategic servicing and maintenance goals more easily.

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Railways put their faith in rhenus

From the manufacturing of technical components to long-term use in track vehicles – metalworking fluids and special greases from Rhenus Lub are a firm fixture in the fields of railway technology and rail transport.

In the processing of cast iron with large quantities of fine abrasion debris, rhenus metalworking fluids are an important tool in this industry thanks to their excellent flushing properties.

Special greases:

For optimum performance in everything from high-speed trains to track systems

Metalworking fluids:

For the entire production chain, from drive components to wheelsets

Overview of applications

High-speed trains

  • Long service life
  • Optimum pressure-absorption and adhesion properties
  • Excellent resistance to water and fine dust

Track systems

  • Reliable protection of open bearing points at switches
  • Biodegradability for the highest possible standards of environmental protection
  • Long service lives even in highly changeable weather conditions

Component production

  • High-performance metalworking fluids for the entire production chain, from drive components to wheelsets
  • Optimum service lives and a high level of stability
  • Minimised tool wear



Lubricating greases for rails

  • Wide temperature range (-45 to 120°C)
  • Biodegradable greases with graphite, very good adhesion
  • Used by Deutsche Bahn and private rail companies in Germany, the Austrian Federal Railways, and rail operators in Norway
  • Corrosion protection, easier unscrewing of fittings, water-repellent, very adherent

Lubricating greases for track vehicles

  • High mechanical stability
  • Low friction values, longer service lives
  • Suitable for use in very cold and hot regions
  • Biodegradable
  • No spinning off from the wheel flange at speeds of up to 250 km/h
  • Approvals from numerous leading manufacturers and operators

Development partnership

Lubricating greases are important design elements. With comprehensive in-house research and development, we’re well-equipped even for complex projects.

With Rhenus Lub as your development partner, you’re on the safe side right from the start.


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Brochure greases

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Certificates & awards

  • Nederlandse Spoorwegen (Dutch Railways)
  • ABB
  • SKF
  • Lincoln
  • Baier & Köppel
  • Delimon
  • Rebs
  • Deutsche Bahn

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