The function of the locomotive axlebox, principle features of its construction, and a comparison of the advantages from use of plain or roller bearings, are presented. Technical aspects of solid bronze, forged-steel cast-steel, and the isotherms axleboxes are given along with design characteristics for both inside and outside axleboxes. There is considerable comparative commentary throughout the article relative to good design practice.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Temple Press Limited

    161-166 Fleet Street
    Longon EC4,   England 
  • Authors:
    • McArd, G W
  • Publication Date: 1948-6-4

Media Info

  • Features: Figures;
  • Pagination: p. 654-658
  • Serial:

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00037939
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Dec 4 1994 12:00AM