Railroads have been alerted to center plate failures on cars of recent vintage, particularly 100 tonners. Much research has been carried out and a growing body of evidence speaks well for the approach which has been developed by Abex with the help of railroads and car builders, in this particular case a melding of design and materials. This center plate design is a cast, one-piece inverted unit with an 11 degree angle on the main bearing surface and the material is work hardening manganese steel.

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    Murphy-Richter Publishing Company

    20 North Wacker Driver
    Chicago, IL  United States  60606
  • Publication Date: 1973-5

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  • Accession Number: 00050561
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jan 31 1974 12:00AM