CRACKED-WHEEL DETECTOR "COULD SAVE MILLIONS"

Wheelfax is a system of ultrasonic detection of cracks in vehicle wheels during running up to 30 mph. One unit has been undergoing tests at the Argentine yard of Santa Fe Railroad since June 1973, and two others have been ordered, for Jacksonville (Florida) and Saint-Luc (Montreal) yards.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corporation

    508 Birch Street
    Bristol, CT  United States  06010
  • Publication Date: 1975-5

Media Info

  • Features: Figures;
  • Pagination: p. 12-14
  • Serial:

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00129175
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: International Union of Railways
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Feb 19 1976 12:00AM