Plasser SmartTamping – The Assistant

The digital future of turnout tamping has begun. “PlasserSmartTamping - The Assistant” is a turnout tamping assistance system that has made a revolutionary step towards the automation of tamping machines. It simplifies tamping in turnouts and crossings, with no extra measuring run needed. 

The turnout tamping assistant supports operators in achieving consistently high tamping quality. Turnout main-tenance in the technologically correct sequence and with consistent quality is the result, no matter what the setting is. Plus, the manual tamping option is still available. Par-ticularly in times where there is a dearth of experienced staff, the system gives infrastructure operators security.

65 years of experience in tamping technology feed into the digital tamping assistant.

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The standard in user-friendliness and process reliability: the track-geometry guiding computer provides ultimate operating comfort. Equipped with the SmartALC, tamping machines can work according to the precision method or the compensation method. Operators can select one of four pre-defined user profiles provided by the SmartALC to ensure their needs are met perfectly. Using AutoSync, for example, the machine automatically detects track defects. 

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