INVESTIGATION OF FAILURES IN CONTROL-COOLED RAILS

During the period 13 failed control-cooled rails were submitted to the AAR Research Center for metallurgical examination. All the specimens submitted were checked for metallurgical quality by means of cross sectional and longitudinal macrographs. Failures included, shelling, transverse fissures, base seam, and bolt hole fissures. Photographic evidence illustrates each type of failure.

  • Corporate Authors:

    American Railway Engineering Association

    59 East Van Buren Street
    Chicago, IL  USA  60605
  • Publication Date: 1965-2

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; Tables;
  • Pagination: p. 447-453
  • Serial:
    • AREA BULLETIN
    • Volume: 66
    • Publisher: American Railway Engineering Association

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00040420
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Bulletin 591
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 8 1994 12:00AM