POLYETHYLENE TIE PLATES GAINING ACCEPTANCE

After six years of field testing, high density polyethylene tie plates are gaining acceptance from an increasing number of railroads for use on industrial and branchline track. Further evaluations are now being made of the plates possible use on heavy-load, high-speed mainlines. The tie plates were developed by Koppers Company, leading suppliers of creosoted ties, as part of a continuing program to extend tie life. The injection molded plate weighs up to 1 1/2 pounds.

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    Murphy-Richter Publishing Company

    20 North Wacker Driver
    Chicago, IL  USA  60606
  • Publication Date: 1975-7

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  • Accession Number: 00099834
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 18 1976 12:00AM