CAUSES OF SHELLY SPOTS AND HEAD CHECKS IN RAIL--METHODS FOR THEIR PREVENTION

The information in this report on shelly spots and head checks in rail and methods for their prevention is contained in the two appendixes. Appendix 8a is concerned with the investigation of heat-treated rail and alloy-rail service test installations on curves with histories of shelling. Appendix 8b presents the laboratory investigation and results involving rolling-load and slow-bend tests. This information is presented in tables and figures.

  • Corporate Authors:

    American Railway Engineering Association

    59 East Van Buren Street
    Chicago, IL  USA  60605
  • Publication Date: 1968-2

Media Info

  • Features: Appendices; Figures; Photos; Tables;
  • Pagination: p. 664-707
  • Serial:
    • AREA BULLETIN
    • Volume: 69 N
    • Issue Number: 612
    • Publisher: American Railway Engineering Association

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00052275
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Association of American Railroads
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Proceeding
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 15 1976 12:00AM