The latest version of CONTACT is version 19.1, released January 15th, 2019. In order to obtain the free version of the software, please fill in the following form. A download link will be emailed to you automatically.

The free version of CONTACT includes the so-called "Extended CONTACT" model. This delivers significant advances for wheel-rail contact with respect to Kalker's original theories:

Importance of Extended CONTACT model

The free version does not include the wheel/rail geometry problem. The undeformed distance must be formed beforehand, in terms of local coordinates. The calculations for this are automated in the premium version for wheel/rail contact analysis.

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