Design of bogies employing rubber to avoid wear on metal surfaces, thus increasing service lift of rolling stock, is discussed. The Silentbloc suspension system is illustrated. The rubber suspension system designs attempt to eliminate bogie hunting by eliminating all wearing parts, providing spring action in three degrees of freedom, and giving a suspension system with constant periodicity.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Temple Press Limited

    161-166 Fleet Street
    Longon EC4,   England 
  • Publication Date: 1957-1-18

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  • Features: Figures;
  • Pagination: p. 71-72
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  • Accession Number: 00037621
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Dec 4 1994 12:00AM