Railroad Hopper Gate Openers

Railcar Opener provides 2,700 ft-lb of torque at 90 psi.
Railroad Hopper Gate Openers

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

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...

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Railroad Hopper Gate Openers

Railcar Gate Opener offers fully automated operation.

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...

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