HOW IC INCREASES THE LIFE OF CURVE RAILS

After experimenting with two heats of rail steel in which the percentage of manganese was increased, the Illinois Central was able to obtain the prolonged service life of a rail on curves at a reasonable cost. By adding to the manganese content of the rail steel, a life expectancy four times greater than conventional rail on curves is expected.

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    Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corporation

    P.O. Box 350
    Bristol, CT  USA  06010
  • Publication Date: 1970-9

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  • Pagination: p. 23
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  • Accession Number: 00046917
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Nov 14 1976 12:00AM