SUPERSONIC INSPECTION FOR DEFECTS IN RAIL ENDS

Statistical data on rail defects found in 1951 by use of the Audigage flaw detector and the ultrasonic detector car are reported. Pennsylvania Railroad located 3400 defects in joints and 417 defective rails at highway crossings. Photographs of the detectors and some defective rails are shown.

  • Corporate Authors:

    American Railway Engineering Association

    59 East Van Buren Street
    Chicago, IL  USA  60605
  • Authors:
    • Code, C J
  • Publication Date: 1952

Media Info

  • Features: Photos;
  • Pagination: p. 1151-58
  • Serial:
    • AREA BULLETIN
    • Volume: 53
    • Publisher: American Railway Engineering Association

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00040821
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 8 1994 12:00AM