WROUGHT STEEL WHEELS AND FORGED RAILWAY AXLES

The progressive steps in producing a wheel, including forging the blank, rolling, heat treating and machining are described, followed by analysis of defects in service and criteria for wheel specifications. Grades of steel used, heat treatment, metallurgical specifications, machining and forging procedures for axles are covered.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Appeared in the Steel Products Manual.
  • Corporate Authors:

    American Iron and Steel Institute

    150 East 42nd Street
    New York, NY  USA  10017
  • Publication Date: 1973-9

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00056818
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 31 1976 12:00AM