This sturdy lightweight rail tester has been designed to inspect rails automatically for bold hold cracks, wheel burns, "snowflakes," shatter cracks and other separations in the head and web. Pointwork and welded rail joints can also be examined manually. The assembly moves easily along a rail and test speeds of 80 ft/min are easily accomplished by skilled operators. The device is pictured.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Temple Press Limited

    161-166 Fleet Street
    Longon EC4,   England 
  • Publication Date: 1970-1-2

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  • Accession Number: 00037778
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Dec 6 1976 12:00AM