Railroad Equipment

Transportation Industry Products, Architectural and Civil Engineering Products

Gangways come in custom widths, lengths, and finishes.

November 7, 2014

Constructed of steel, aluminum, and fiberglass to withstand extreme environments, GREENLINE Gangways help workers safely access top of vehicle in variety of industries. Each gangway features adjustable dual-tension springs in both box-channel side panels. Made of heavy wall tubing, folding handrails and telescoping mid-rails are mounted on both sides as standard equipment. Gangways also feature heavy-duty ½ in. bumpers, and grip-strut walking surface for optimized traction. Read More

Transportation Industry Products, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers

Locomotive Cab Computer Displays optimize PTC systems.

January 9, 2014

Custom designed for freight and commuter railroad companies, locomotive cab computer displays provide visual interface between vehicle operator and cab signal system. Displays feature solid state indicators and show mission critical data and information along with other key indicators. Designed for Positive Train Control (PTC) and automatic train control systems, custom computer displays and touchscreen interface solutions meet U.S. Rail Safety Improvement Act requirements. Read More

Transportation Industry Products, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Communication Systems & Equipment

Communications Network bolsters rail transportation systems.

December 12, 2013

Based on enterprise LTE (eLTE), urban rail transportation solution provides bilateral radio transmission channels for train-to-ground voice, data, and video transmissions to improve communication and operational efficiency of rail transportation. Anti-interference technologies address requirements of such applications as passenger information system, closed-circuit television, vehicle-mounted video surveillance, communication-based train control, and broadband trunking. Read More

Transportation Industry Products, Mounting & Attaching Products

Long-Length Wear-Resistant Rail targets worldwide demand.

October 28, 2013

Heat-treated, stress-free train track rails, available in lengths up to 108 m, help rail operators enhance performance and reduce expenses associated with worn rail replacement. During manufacture, rail moves through induction furnace that uses electromagnetic field to heat steel to 950°C. Rail is rapidly cooled using compressed air. Super-hardened rail withstands high-wear conditions, such as heavy traffic, high axle loads, and tight curves. Read More

Transportation Industry Products

Automotive Railcar transforms for bi- and tri-level service.

June 4, 2013

Used for transporting automobiles by rail, Multi-Max™ allows for complete deck adjustments in as little as 5 hr, without removing deck during reconfiguration, so that railroads can shift between bi- and tri-level service. This automotive railcar, fully compatible with existing bi- and tri-level fleets, features sealed end-door that limits theft and vandalism as well as door edges that provide smooth cargo loading to help reduce risk of damage to cargo. Read More

Transportation Industry Products, Portable Tools, Machinery & Machining Tools

Rail Alignment Tool suits underground mining applications.

August 31, 2012

With 5 ton push capacity, 70 lb RAT-Series Rail Alignment Tool is used to safely and effectively position track to prevent motor car derailment issues. Integrated ACME extension screw reaches 16 in., achieving max tool extension of 76 in., with collapsed length of 46 in. Hydraulic bladder design reservoir allows use in any position, roll cage protects hydraulic pump, and steel guard covers hydraulic line. High-pressure relief valve and inline release knob are also standard. Read More

Transportation Industry Products, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Snap-action Switch complies with railway standards.

October 21, 2010

Compliant with IEC 60947-5-1 annex K standard, PBX Secure Direct Opening Action Switch features modular design combining screws or connectors for clips and screws output, mounting plates, protective cover, and roller lever. Switch enables forced opening of contacts even in event of short circuit and/or welding due to overcurrent. Operating from -50 to +85°C, switch offers 2 levels of sealing in 2 identically sized versions: IP40/tags IP00 or IP67/tags IP00. Read More

Transportation Industry Products, Cleaning Products & Equipment

Brush-Based System increases railroad switch heater efficacy.

August 16, 2010

Protecting railroad switches from debilitating effects of snow and ice, SnowProtec(TM) consists of brushes with filaments facing up and down - angled from top of rail ties on outside to top of rail along switch tongue's movable part. Brush provides protection against snow drifting while making switch-heater more effective and efficient by enhancing retention of heat from pre-warmed switches. Due to its design, product can be left in place year around. Read More

Transportation Industry Products, Green & Clean

Trailer Refrigeration Unit employs energy saving features.

April 6, 2010

Multi-temperature trailer refrigeration system, Vector® 6600MT, is designed to offer optimal capacity and fuel efficiency while reducing carbon emissions. Electric standby option for stationary units conserves fuel, eliminates emissions, and reduces noise. Trailer has minimal maintenance requirements and fulfills needs of both single-temperature long haul applications and multi-temperature distribution for grocery and food service industries. Read More

Transportation Industry Products

High-Speed Ethernet Connectors target railway applications.

March 29, 2010

Ethernet Quadrax-contact connectors, used with copper cable, transmit data according to MVB, WTB, and Ethernet protocols at speeds up to 1 GB/sec. They are available in 1 layout with 1 Quadrax contact for VGE1 series cables, 1 layout with 1 contact for FER1 series cables, and 3 layouts for 838 series cables. All are qualified as requirement II fire-smoke class according to standards NF F 16-101 and 16-102. Connectors feature single 16 AWG contact railway Quadrax contacts. Read More

Transportation Industry Products

Railcar Opener provides 2,700 ft-lb of torque at 90 psi.

May 27, 2009

Designed for opening discharge gates on bottom-dump railroad hopper cars, MARTIN® Railcar Opener features pivoting wheels that allow unit to roll along track to maintain contact with traveling capstan of rack-and-pinion on AAR S-233-92 standard hopper car gates. Adjustable cart base allows single worker to maneuver unit through tight spaces. Unit provides smooth and non-impacting output force to open gates without damaging car mechanisms. Read More

Safety & Security Equipment, Transportation Industry Products, Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Fasteners & Hardware

Plastic Door Seal has tamper-evident design.

May 14, 2009

Available in Poly TekTiv with adjustable nylon security strap, Car Seal Model 4001 can be supplied in standard and custom fluorescent and neon colors and may be printed and numbered. Nylon straps, typically from 7-30 in., feature steel locking tooth for added strength and adjust to fit any enclosure. These printed cable ties service shipping and transportation industries, including truck, railroad, marine and cargo handling, and air cargo. Read More

Transportation Industry Products

Railcar Gate Opener offers fully automated operation.

March 20, 2009

RailHawk System automatically dumps hopper car contents as car is positioned over pit. Scanner is set up to scan pit infeed as cars are indexed in and identify capstans that pass by. When capstan is detected, its orientation is recorded, and position is tracked through entire pit. Automated car door opener is dispatched to capstan, where it automatically aligns, inserts, and opens gate. System operates on cars that are coupled, uncoupled, stationary, or in motion. Read More

Transportation Industry Products, Machinery & Machining Tools

Automatic Sawing System cuts rails in 32 sec.

January 20, 2009

Operating with minimized environmental impact, AMSAW® R300R integrates rail hole drilling station for bolted joints at rail ends as well as carbide cutting blades, which accept 5 retips and up to 40 resharpenings before replacement. It includes onboard PLC, preloaded ballscrews, and 3 vertical and 2 horizontal hydraulic clamps enabling 90º cut on rail ends. Saw blade guide and dampening device maximize accuracy and electronic overload device stops saw feed if necessary. Read More

Safety & Security Equipment, Transportation Industry Products, Material Handling & Storage, Mounting & Attaching Products

Damage Prevention Product absorbs transit induced forces.

August 12, 2008

Designed to address issue of damaging parts during transportation operations, Ivy Shock Pillow© helps reduce impact forces associated with railcar coupling actions. Logistics damage prevention product absorbs transit induced forces, which are typically generated by cargo impacting the end walls of rail boxcars, trailers, or sea containers, before they can be transferred into cargo. It impedes transfer of kinetic energy from impact shocks. Read More

Transportation Industry Products

Switch Point Protector accommodates rails from 85-141 lb.

August 9, 2005

Switch point protector, offered in 4 models, increases switch point service life by absorbing impact of passing railcar wheels. Made of manganese-steel, it momentarily deflects wheel flange from tip of switch point. After product becomes worn on one side, it can be turned over and remounted. Protector securely bolts to inside, straight main rail that leads to switch, and includes manganese-steel face-plate and shim, 2 track bolts and nuts, and 2 spring washers. Read More

Transportation Industry Products, Mechanical Components & Assemblies, Fasteners & Hardware

Tow Bars and Hitch Pins have heavy-duty design.

July 13, 2005

Suited for railroad equipment, tow bars feature square-tube design and are offered in 5 sizes from 42 in. to 22 ft long. Zinc-plated pin-lock has ergonomic, folding handle and includes steel hairpin cotter. Painted red for visibility, clevis combination handle/restrainer keeps pin securely in tow bar and features ergonomic, hinged, fail-safe handle. Rigid-mounted pintle hook, made of forged steel, makes positive, secure connections and handles loads from 30,000-90,000 lb. Read More

Transportation Industry Products, Material Handling & Storage

Steel Tool/Supply Cart features 1,000 lb capacity.

June 21, 2005

Suited for light-duty, maintenance-of-way tasks, Model TS-1-116 fits standard rails and weighs 95 lb. It features one-piece design that eliminates pinch points and perforated 36 x 48 in. steel deck that resists dents. Unit can be pushed safely using locking/removable push handle, while parking brake provides safety during loading and unloading. Cast-aluminum, 5 in. dia pre-greased wheels have sealed bearings, and axles are insulated for protection from debris. Read More

Transportation Industry Products, Material Handling & Storage, Machinery & Machining Tools

Unload System offers conveying rates up to 40,000 lb/hr.

February 5, 2004

Single-blower, vacuum-pressure, Rail Unload System unloads powder, pellets, and granular material from railcars. One blower powers both sides of system, drawing material from railcar to Premier Cyclone to separate product from conveying air. Aerolock(TM) rotary valve meters product into pressure side of system for final delivery to storage tank. PLC control provides manual start/stop operation, automatic shutdown, and selector switch for 7 destinations. Read More

Transportation Industry Products, Material Handling & Storage

Gantry provides access to railcar air conditioning units.

April 3, 2003

Gantry features guard rail, self-locking gate, safety hook-ups, double flanged wheels with locking brakes, and access ladder with safety cage. Air conditioners are lifted from railcar roofs via 2,000 lb capacity electric chain hoist. Read More