Brush-Based System increases railroad switch heater efficacy.

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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.



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Sealeze Announces SnowProtec(TM) for Railroad Switch Heaters



Richmond, Virginia - Sealeze, A Unit of Jason Incorporated announces the SnowProtec(TM) is a patent-pending brush-based system for protecting railroad switches from the debilitating effects of snow and ice. This patent-pending product consists of brushes with filaments facing up and down, angled from the top of the rail ties on the outside to the top of the rail along the switch tongue's movable part. The brush provides protection against snow drifting while making the switch-heater more effective and efficient by enhancing the retention of heat from the pre-warmed switches.

Sealeze has taken a proven snow protection product, developed by its sister company in Europe, and redesigned it to work on the North American rail system. SnowProtec provides advantages over other switch cover products.

  • Easy to assemble
  • Can be left in place year around so dismantling is unnecessary
  • Extended life, requiring little maintenance
  • Improved ease of rail switch inspections

    SnowProtec sets a new standard for simplicity, economy and safety.

    For more information about SnowProtec, please visit http://sealeze.com/new2.htm

    About Sealeze, A Unit of Jason Incorporated
    Sealeze is the industry leader in providing brush-based solutions for industrial, military and aerospace applications. The company's brush products provide a simple, cost-effective way to flexibly seal, shield, protect, close gaps, guide, position, dissipate static and clean in many applications. Sealeze's brush can be found in a wide range of equipment; machine tools, conveyors, trains, elevators, MRIs, tanks, aircraft, and the list goes on. Sealeze weatherseals close gaps around all types of doors, significantly reducing building energy costs. Sealeze brush is more effective and lasts 5-10 times longer vinyl or rubber seals. They provide an effective barrier to pests like rodents, birds and insects without impairing door movement. Custom-forming capabilities enable shapes and designs that best meet application needs. Sealeze's high customer satisfaction is supported by their ISO9001:2000, Kaizen, and Lean TPM programs.

    Sealeze is a unit of the Jason Brush Group which includes Osborn International North America and manufacturing and sales offices throughout the world that are part of Osborn International, International Operations. All together, the Jason Brush Group is the world's largest brush manufacturing organization.

    Sealeze is an ISO 9001:2008 certified manufacturer.
    Sealeze® and SnowProtec(TM) are trade marks of Sealeze, A Unit of Jason Incorporated.

    Contact:
    Sherry MacLaughlin
    smaclaughlin@sealeze.com
    Sealeze, A Unit of Jason Incorporated
    8000 Whitepine Road | Richmond, VA 23237
    804.275.1675 x 235

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