APPLICATIONS OF SYNTHETIC RESINS AND ADHESIVES TO WOOD BRIDGES AND TRESTLES

Applications of synthetic resins and adhesives to wood bridges and trestles are discussed. Topics considered include the technology of epoxy resins, the railroad applications of epoxy resins, tentative formulations for epoxy resins, and general instructions for the use of epoxy resins. Characteristics of epoxy resins are presented, and curing agents, formulation, resin modifiers, reactive dilutents, fillers, and handling precautions are discussed. Applications of epoxy resins are considered for dry or damp surfaces, including wood bridges and trestles, masonry, and iron and steel structures. Instructions for the use of epoxy resins include discussion of surface preparation and mixing.

  • Corporate Authors:

    American Railway Engineering Association

    59 East Van Buren Street
    Chicago, IL  USA  60605
  • Publication Date: 1962-10

Media Info

  • Pagination: p. 1-17
  • Serial:
    • AREA BULLETIN
    • Volume: 64 N
    • Issue Number: 573
    • Publisher: American Railway Engineering Association

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00052314
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Association of American Railroads
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Proceeding
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 15 1974 12:00AM