Our products

As the leading European manufacturer in choc and traction railway automatic couplers, LAF is expanding its scope to develop more complete and competitive market solutions and provide you with a system tailored to your needs.

Automatic couplers

With more than 6,000 active automatic coupler components drawings, LAF is able to manufacture parts for any type of network: public or private railways, mining and steelworks.

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LAF’s range of permanent or semi-permanent drawbars for wagons and coaches offers quality and flexibility as well as investment and maintenance savings.

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UIC traction device

Attentive to the needs of its clients, LAF has developed components capable of withstanding extreme conditions, especially those related to freight.

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Draft gears

Ensuring the comfort and security of goods and passengers is one of your priorities. LAF has designed a range of draft gear tailored for any type of railway system.

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Crash safety devices

Energy crash absorption systems are associated to couplers and draft gears to protect rolling stocks and rail structure. These specific equipments are designed to be destroyed while absorbing crash energy.

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Absorption buffers

Innovation for optimisation: LAF continuously develops new components (central, rigid buffers…) to complement its systems and propose a comprehensive, tailor-made solution.

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Always be one step ahead

With more than 80 years of experience in the design of couplings and other railway components, our design office is among the most advanced in the sector. LAF experts are therefore developing ever more innovative products to help you stay ahead of current technologies!
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