Press Release Summary:
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.
Original Press Release:
New Series of Switch Point Protectors Expands Line to Include 141-Pound Rail
The Nolan Company's new series of switch point protectors includes four models, accommodating rails sized from 85 to 141 pounds.
Nolan's switch point protector increases the service life of switch points by absorbing the impact of passing railcar wheels. The protector momentarily deflects the wheel flange from the tip of the switch point.
With each deflection Nolan's manganese-steel, switch point protector becomes stronger. The switch point protector is reversible-when it wears on one side, it can be turned over and remounted, doubling its service life.
Nolan's switch point protector securely bolts to the inside, straight main rail that leads to the switch. Each protector includes a manganese-steel face-plate and shim, two track bolts and nuts, and two spring washers.
The Nolan Company manufactures rail products for railroads, industry, mines and quarries. For more information, contact The Nolan Company, 1016 Ninth Street SW, Canton, OH 44707. Toll-free 1-800-297-1383. Toll-free fax 1-800-225-0984. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit Nolan's website, www.nolancompany.com.