HOLD-DOWN FASTENINGS FOR TIE PLATES, INCLUDING PADS UNDER PLATES-THEIR EFFECT ON TIE WEAR

Study is made of hold-down fastenings for tie plates, including pads under plates, and their effect on tie wear is investigated, related to tie life, regaging and readzing curves. Economic factors of hold-down fastenings are also considered. Tests are conducted, and progress of test, including additions and revisions, is reported. It is noted that a number of tie pads still in use are no longer considered satisfactory for use. Topics discussed include maintenance of hold-down fastenings, gage of test curves, general inspection, tie coatings, repeated load tests of tie pads, and economic studies.

  • Corporate Authors:

    American Railway Engineering Association

    59 East Van Buren Street
    Chicago, IL  USA  60605
  • Publication Date: 1959

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; Photos; Tables;
  • Pagination: p. 800-827
  • Serial:
    • AREA BULLETIN
    • Volume: 60
    • Publisher: American Railway Engineering Association

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00052370
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Association of American Railroads
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Proceeding
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 15 1976 12:00AM