TURNOUT SNOWMELTER OF ELECTRIC HOT AIR BLOWER TYPE

The advantages of this equipment are discussed and compared to other systems. It has one drawback: it uses an air supply duct, heated by electricity which is expensive. This drawback is offset by the use of rational automatic control of the electric power supply, according to weather conditions. The article describes its structure, its regulation and the tests carried out.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Japan Railway Civil Engineering Association

    Kyodo Building, 18-7 Hagashi-Uyeno 2 Chome, Daito-Ku
    Tokyo-110,   Japan 
  • Authors:
    • Suzuki, S
  • Publication Date: 1975-7

Media Info

  • Features: Figures;
  • Pagination: p. 15-24
  • Serial:
    • Permanent Way
    • Volume: 16
    • Issue Number: 1
    • Publisher: Japan Railway Civil Engineering Association

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00130824
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: International Union of Railways
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Series No. 58
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 7 1976 12:00AM