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Measurements of rail/tie deflections and fastener clip strains

Francis E. Dean

Measurements of rail/tie deflections and fastener clip strains

by Francis E. Dean

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Published by Transportation Test Center, Available through NTIS in Pueblo, Colo, Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Railroad ties,
  • Testing

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[Francis E. Dean] ; prepared for FAST program [by Battelle-Columbus Laboratories]
    SeriesReport / Federal Railroad Administration -- no. FRA/TTC-81/03, Report (United States. Federal Railroad Administration) -- no. FRA/TTC-81/03.
    ContributionsTransportation Test Center (U.S.). Facility for Accelerated Service Testing, Battelle Memorial Institute. Columbus Laboratories, United States. Federal Railroad Administration. Office of Research and Development
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 26, A-5 p. :
    Number of Pages26
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25472276M
    OCLC/WorldCa17291862

      Railroad track bolt and nuts are two components for joining steel rails. Generally, rail bolts and nuts are made of carbon steel. Rail bolt has some typical types like fish bolt, clip bolt, high strength bolt, and etc. rail nuts have square head and hex head Rail can supply any sizes railroad track bolt and rail nuts. A test of elastic rail fastening systems was conducted on an 8-degree curve in the Norfolk Southern (NS) Mega Site as part of the Revenue Service Test Program, which is jointly sponsored by the Association of American Railroads and the Federal Railroad Administration.

    Amsted RPS kicked off with the introduction of the Amsted RPS e-clip style, elastic fastener clip, manufactured in Atchison, Kansas for all types of track. “e-clips have been one of the most popular elastic rail fasteners in North America,” said John Stout, vice president of . Rail Fastening System. A rail fastening system is used to fix rails to railway sleeper or railroad ties, which is usually consisted of rail anchors, rail tie plates, chairs, fasteners, spikes, screws, bolts, etc. The selection of a fastening system must be made with utmost care for rail road safety can’t be compromised. Types of Fastenings.

    crete tie section contains granite ballast, and both RTS and Costain Conferee CCC ties at in. center-to-center spacing. The total test section length is ft, but the tests and measurements were confined to the track section having the Costain ties. Pandrol spring-clip fasteners are used. A cable tie, also known as a zip tie or tie-wrap, is a type of fastener, especially for binding several electronic cables or wires together and to organize cables and wires. Zip ties are used in many industries: in the electrical installation, in harness making, in the construction industry, for preliminary installation purposes, in the packaging industry or under extreme environmental.


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Measurements of rail/tie deflections and fastener clip strains by Francis E. Dean Download PDF EPUB FB2

Measurements of rail-to-tie deflections and fastener slip strain were made on both concrete and wood tie track at the Facility for Accelerated Service Testing (FAST) in October These measurements were made to provide a data base for duplicating, if possible, these deflections and strains in a laboratory.

Fastener Clips, Strain Measurement, Concrete Ties, Wood Tie Track _MEASURMENTS OF RAIL TIE DEFLECTIONS AND FASTENER DOT is committed to ensuring that information is available in appropriate alternative formats to meet the requirements of persons who have a disability. Keywords: Fastener Clips, Strain Measurement, Concrete Ties, Wood Tie Track.

Abstract: Measurements of rail-to-tie deflections and fastener clip strain were made on both concrete and wood tie track at the Facility for Accelerated Service Testing (FAST) in October. An investigation was conducted to develop qualification requirements which rel iably duplicate the service performance of rail fasteners.

The study included a review of available data from qualification tests, measurements of rail/tie deflections and fastener clip strains at the Facility for Accelerated Service Testing (FAST), and laboratory. Measurements of rail/tie deflections and fastener clip strains / [Francis E.

Dean] ; prepared for FAST program [by Battelle-Columbus Laboratories]. By Francis E. Dean. Abstract. viii, 26, A-5 p. Topics: Railroad ties--Testing. Author: Francis E. Dean. North American Rail Products can supply the railroad industry with track bolts, hook bolts, hex bolts, oval neck bolts, diamond neck bolts and square head bolts.

We sell these various types of bolts new only. Specialty fasteners are also available upon request. A standard railroad tie is nine inches wide and seven inches tall. Rails, however are not all identical because of milling and may very. Measurements of rail/tie deflections and fastener clip strains book, a rail fastening system is consisted of rail anchors, rail tie plates, chairs, fasteners, spikes, screws, bolts, etc.

Design criteria of rail fastening system There are strict criteria on producing rail fastening system; this is because the safety of rail road can’t be compromised. Up to ties can be placed per day using the hydraulic clamp.

Minor adjustments in position and spacing are accomplished by a single person with an aligning bar. Using a spreader bar, they can quickly position and attach up to eight ties.

After the ties are positioned, a rubber pad is placed on the tie where the rail will sit. Fasteners and Rail Clips - listing page from the online railway and train products directory. For railroad professionals from Progressive Railroading Magazine.

Dean, F.E. Measurements of Rail/Tie Deflections and Clip Strains at the Facility for Accelerated Service Testing, FRA/TTC/ U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Railroad Administration, Washington, DC.

Measurements of rail-to-tie deflections and fastener slip strain were made on both concrete and wood tie track at the Facility for. No matter as a part of rail fastening system or as a rail fastener, elastic rail clip is used with other railway track parts, such as railroad spike, rail pad, tie plate and plastic dowel.

Elastic rail clip function. Like other rail fasteners, the main function of rail clip is fastening railway sleeper and steel rail together. – Some use ⅔of wood tie length in analyses; some use entire length – Some use entire concrete tie length in analyses; some use ⅔ length – Some use a rail seat force of Q o x – Allowable bending stress in rail may vary – Allowable rail seat load for determining plate size may vary.

Depends on wood specie. Range about – into web of rail and around rail base and position flangeway guards to maintian correct space between pavement and rail head.

Specify section and weight of rail and width of crossing. Unitrac Railroad Materials Inc. 21 Track Accessories Compromise Joint Bars Designed to join rail sections of different sizes while keeping gage and running surfaces. Rail clip is a vital rail fastener, which plays a role in fastening steel rail to the railway sleeper.

Functions of rail clip as follow: Rail clip produce clamping force and pass it to the rail track. Rail clip keep the reliable connection between two rails. Rail clip keep the integrity of railroad track as much as possible.

Details of Quality Test of Rail Clip. Although there are many manufacturers engaged in the production and sales of railway fasteners in the market, users can choose different types of fasteners according to their needs. In fact, in the selection and buying of elastic fasteners, price is not the only factor, specifications, quality of rail fasteners should also be considered.

Deflections of the rail under each wheel are influenced by loads at the adjacent wheels acting through the continuous beam. Implicit in this concept is the influence on deflections of loads on the opposite rail, acting through the ties (as beams) and the ballast section.

Download: Download full-size image; Fig. Simplified Vehicle-Track. But now, rail ties are mostly made of concrete or rubber. As we all know, rail tracks are attached to the rails along any given line, so that Railroad ties have a standardized size.

Once mandated by Boston and Main (B&M) railroad, railroad ties are now accepted as a common practice. Length The standard length of a tie is inches. Measurements of rail-to-tie deflections and fastener clip strain were made on both concrete and wood tie track at the Facility for Accelerated Service Testing (FAST) in October These measurements were made to provide a data base for duplicating, if possible, these deflections and strains in a laboratory.

What is the typical size of mainline railroad ties. Standard Ties = 7” x 9” x ’ or 9’ long (mostly ’ some 7x8 and 6x8 also in use) Bridge Ties = AREMA Standard is no smaller than 10' long by 8" wide.

Where are details about dimensions of ties?. Hicarer 50 Pack R-Type Cable Clip Wire Clamp, Nylon Screw Mounting Cord Fastener Clips with 50 Pack Screws for Wire Management (1/2 Inch) out of 5 stars $ $ Rail Bolt for Rail Fastening Systems (clip bolt & clamp bolt) On the railway line, in order to fix the rail, we use a unit of rail fasteners (rail fastening system).

Such as rail base plate, rail clip, rail clamp, rubber pad, plastic dowel. Clip bolts and clamp bolts are integral to the rail fastening system.

bolt.thecase ofelastic fasteners, performance fastener during rail uplift under traffic must also be taken into mustsupport the weight of tie and rail section without excessive deformation.

(Next month in Tracking R&D, 'The Intangible Aspects ofFastener 1. Zarembski, A. M, "Performance Characteristics for Wood Tie Fasteners", Bulletin of the AREA.