FLAME HARDENING OF RAIL HEADS

FLAMMVERGUETEN VON SCHIENENKOEPFEN

A heat treating method, derived from flame hardening, was developed at the West German Federal Railroads to improve the strength properties of rails in order to prevent damages caused by higher loads and increased speeds. This method is described and the results obtained on various standard rail steels.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • This abstract is also contained in "A Bibliography on the Design and Performance of Rail Track Structures", September 1974, RRIS #072794, which was prepared for the Urban Mass Transportation Administration.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Carl Hanser Verlag

    Kolbergerstrasse 22
    D-8000 Munich 80,   Germany 
  • Authors:
    • Geiss, A
    • Rose, A
  • Publication Date: 1970-6

Language

  • German

Media Info

  • Pagination: p. 393-402
  • Serial:

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00072811
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Feb 11 1976 12:00AM