SERVICE TESTS OF HEAT-TREATED AND ALLOY-STEEL RAIL

The results of service tests conducted by five railroads are reported. The rail types included in the tests were: 115-RE columbium-treated, chrome-vanadium alloy rail, 132 RE heat-treated rail, 140 RE high-silicon rail, 155 PS high-silicon rail, and 115 RE head-treated rail. Areas of heavy shelling and continuous flaking are illustrated.

  • Corporate Authors:

    American Railway Engineering Association

    59 East Van Buren Street
    Chicago, IL  USA  60605
  • Publication Date: 1962-2

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; Photos; Tables;
  • Pagination: p. 533-545
  • Serial:
    • AREA BULLETIN
    • Volume: 63
    • Issue Number: 570
    • Publisher: American Railway Engineering Association

Subject/Index Terms

Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00040570
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Part 1
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 8 1994 12:00AM