BEARING BRINELLING FROM COUPLING IMPACTS OF UNIT TRAIN CARS

Problems of "excessive" wear and failure have arisen in new cars in unit train service. Some were due to over-the- road running, others to rough handling of empty cars. Early and high incidence of failure of all roller bearings on a fleet of year-old unit train cars was the pessimistic prediction made for a western railroad. This paper describes their determining the cause and their solutions to this problem.

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  • Features: Figures; Tables;
  • Pagination: p. 123-163

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00131645
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: American Society of Mechanical Engineers
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: May 14 1976 12:00AM