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About rail track
1. What is the role of rail?
A: The rail guide the direction in which the locomotive is walking, directly bearing the giant pressure from the vehicle, and transmit to the foundation under the track, to provide the least resistance to the rolling of the vehicle.
2. What are the types of rail track?
A: In China, the type of rail track is expressed in terms of the approximate weight per meter. At present, GB standard railway rails is divided into light rail, heavy rail and crane rail. Common sizes include 22kg, 38kg, 43kg, 50kg, 60kg, 75kg, etc.
For international standard, AREMA, ASEC, BS, UIC, DIN, JIS standard rail track are typical. Hot-sale models include UIC 54&UIC 60, 115RE, 136RE, BS90A, BS100A, and etc.
About rail joint
1. What is a rail joint?
A: The rail joint, also known as rail fish plate, is the fastener that connects two rails together with fish bolts.
2. What are the types of rail joint?
A: It is divided into two types: common rail joints and pointed rail joints. According to the use, Common joint include common joints, conductive joints, frozen joints, insulated rail joints.
The point rail joint is composed of a point rail and a bending base rail and it is used on a large steel bridge and continuous welded rail.
3. How many components does the fish bolt have?
A: The fish bolt consists of bolts, nuts, and washers.
4. How many types of joint bolts degree? What is the diameter?
A: GB standard fish bolts are divided into 10.9 and 8.8. The diameter of 10.9 bolts is 24mm. The 8.8 bolts are available in diameters of 24mm and 22mm, and the nuts are all grade 10. 75kg, 60kg, 50kg rail fish bolts are all 24mm, 43kg and 38kg rail fish bolts are 22mm in diameter.
About railway sleeper
1. What is the role of railway sleeper?
A: The rail sleeper is also called railroad tie, and used to maintain the position, direction, and gauge of the rail track and distribute the forces evenly to the track bed.
2. How many types of wooden sleeper are used in the railway? What about the size and the specification?
A: There are three types of railway sleeper used in railways, Class I, Class II, and class Ⅲ. Besides, there are switch tie for railway switch and bridge tie for the bridge section.
4. What are the requirements for the laying of railway sleeper?
A：Different types of sleepers must not be mixed. The same type of sleepers should be laid in a continuous manner. As for the junction of different sleepers, such as the rail joint, there must be more than 5 railway sleepers in the same type before and after the rail joint. The wooden sleepers need to be treated with anti-corrosion treatment.
This article first appeared on www.railway-fasteners.com
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