Rail Cooler Manufacturers and Repairs

Rail Cooler Pack Repairs and Manufacturing

GDM Cooler Manufacturing Ltd offer a full range of services to the rail industry for reconditioning Raft Set Aluminium Cooler Packs back to OEM specification. Utilising the GDM Plate and Bar product manufactured exclusively in the UK, we are able to offer like for like replacement cores ensuring that performance in service remains at is optimum. Multiple Class Water Radiators, Charge Air Coolers and Oil Coolers can be reconditioned or manufactured on request.

Regular maintenance schedules or unexpected service failures can be accommodated with the very best lead times available, reflecting the exclusive benefits of having full production responsibility for the GDM Plate and Bar core product.

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To increase service life of coolers in service there are various air side fin designs are available to combat the issue of external fowling.

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The benefits of a reduced fin allows for the core to be thermally more comparable to the design criteria stipulated by the OEM supplier, and can be verified with the in house thermal prediction program that is at the disposal of the resident GDM design engineers.

Reduced downtime coincided with fantastic VFM prove to be the perfect formula for fleet maintenance contractors, T.O.C’s, F.O.C’s and ROSCOS’s.

GDM Cooler Manufacturing also offer internal and external cleaning services for coolers that are prone to less extreme fowling. Internal flow rate data is recorded for comparison both prior and post treatment to monitor the improvement and ensure that the minimal flow rates are achieve prior to being put back into service. Anti corrosive treatments are also available for cooler packs exposed to aggressive environments. The option of full anodising reduces corrosion and increases service life.

GDM have extensive engineering knowledge which when called upon proves invaluable for problem solving and continual product development.

We take pride in establishing transparent working relationships with all customers, installing full trust and confidence in the services and expertise available.


If you have any question about our rail cooler services, get in touch...