NEW MACHINE TESTS BRAKES AT HIGH SPEED

A high speed railway brake test dynamometer to further research into development of tread and disc brake composition materials has been developed by a British company, Trist, Draper. The machine was built to Trist, draper design by Benrath Machine Tools, Manchester. Commissioned in January this year, its first programme will be to complete evaluation of a new, conformable block material for use on suburban multiple unit railway stock at speeds of up to 160 km/h and axle loads of up to 12 tons.

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    Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corporation

    P.O. Box 350
    Bristol, CT  USA  06010
  • Publication Date: 1973-5

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  • Pagination: p. 38
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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00050098
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: British Railways
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jan 11 1976 12:00AM