Friction Block Retaining Pin
Friction blocks must be compressed and pinned any time repairs are made to the bolster or side frames of a ride control truck. Our Friction Block Retaining Pins are made of heat-treated tool steel. The T-handle gives a positive grip when installing or removing, along with a tapered point that helps guide the pin in.
Side Access Center Pin Removal Tool$449.98
Designed to remove and install freight car truck center pins.
Constructed from alloy aluminum to keep the tool weight to a minimum.
The pass-through design allows the tool to be to be slipped over the center pin while it is still engaged with the bolster and center plate.
A simple screw type mechanism located at the end of the handle provides a fast and efficient method of securing the center pin.
Standard Style Roller Bearing Adapter Strap$14.99
The Roller Bearing Adapter Retaining Straps keeps hands and fingers out of harms way when replacing freight car wheelsets. The strap retainers have been specifically designed to fit all sizes of adaptors. The retainers do not require positioning, and will not slip or slide in the webbing, unlike straps utilizing conventional triangular or “D” rings. A quick pull on the webbing tightens the strap, safely securing the adapter in the side frame. The strap is easily removed by pushing the webbing release button. Two straps are required for wheelset replacement.