The WINDHOFF tamping attachment AST 8 is designed for use at rail tracks and at switches. The unit features a total of 8 tamping picks which operate in unison.
For use at switches one of the working sections can be tilted up as required.
WINDHOFF tamping unit AST8 SUW
The track-guided attachment units WINDHOFF AST 8-SUW are for use with a 2-way or mobile excavator.
The attachments are used at main lines, sidings, industrial nets, switches, reconstructions of crossings as well as for repair work. The track-guiding feature facilitates the job for the excavator operator, and it improves the tamping quality as such. Integrated hydraulic cylinders effect the plunging and lifting strokes of the tamping picks which are held in chrome-plated guide columns and move via adjustable guide rollers at the frame.
WINDHOFF tamping unit AST8 UW
Tamping work in tracks and switches is efficiently executed with the Attachment Tamping Unit AST 8 UW. The attachment features two working units with a total of 8 pokers which simultaneously dig into the crib ballast.
Operational advantages of the Tamping Unit AST 8 UW:
– For tamping work in tracks with 1.435 mm und 1.000 mm gauge.
– For use in switches one tamper site can be put up.
Easy handling on construction site.
– Uniform tamping quality and higher tamping performance as compared to manual labour
– Quick and simple exchange of the tamping unit with other attachment
Quick connecting elements at the attachment ensure the
simple and safe connection to the excavator´s boom and
Hydraulic power is provided through the excavator´s hydraulic system which is connected via quick coupling elements.