Full engineering of a sleeper plant

With more than 20 years of experience in producing prestressed monobloc sleepers, Betonfabriek De Bonte has gained a considerable expertise in this field. Based on this, they developed their own optimized production machines and moulds which are sold internationally. The company offers the full engineering of a sleeper plant.


  • Full design of prestressed concrete sleepers in accordance with customer’s specifications.
  • Engineering of factory layout and buildings, utilities, etc.
  • Design and building of machines and equipment.
  • Engineering and production of moulds
  • Installation as a turnkey project
  • Assistance with the certification process.
  • Training of technical staff and production workers.
  • Start-up of production.
  • Assistance with the quality control of production.
  • After-sales service for maintenance and spare parts.


  • High degree of flexibility (choice of sleeper type, adjustable production speed, etc.) as well as high and uniform product quality
  • Automation level can be adjusted according to customer’s requirements

Different stages of the production process

  • automatic spraying of demoulding oil
  • fitting of reinforcement and inserts
  • electronically controlled tensioning of reinforcement
  • casting and compacting of concrete
  • installation of USP (Under Sleeper Pads)
  • automatic transport to the curing area
  • curing of the concrete sleepers
  • detensioning of moulds
  • demoulding of sleepers
  • fitting of fastening material on sleepers
  • automatic measurement
  • transport of sleepers to storage