SANTA FE ADOPTS FLUX-CORED WIRE FOR RAIL-END BUILD-UP

To achieve better welds for building up battered and chipped rail ends, a gang using electric arc welding with flux-cored wire with semi-automatic feed works in jointed track territory. The process results in lower cost and requires less welder training than the oxy-acetylene welding formerly used.

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    Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corporation

    508 Birch Street
    Bristol, CT  USA  06010
  • Publication Date: 1977-7

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  • Features: Photos;
  • Pagination: p. 22-24
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  • Accession Number: 00163782
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 29 1977 12:00AM