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.
Standard Style Roller Bearing Adapter Strap$18.98
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.
26″ Truck Side Frame Support Fixtures ( Set Of Two)$649.92
These fixtures are designed to support freight car truck side frames during wheelset replacement.
They are intended for use at facilities where an overhead or jib crane is not available, allowing wheelsets to be replaced with the use of only a forklift.
Strong steel construction securely supports the side frames.
42″ Brake Shoe Pry Bar$52.92
This brake shoe pry bar is manufactured in the exact configuration necessary to safely and effectively replace freight car and locomotive brake shoes. The 42” length provides the extra leverage required to pry the shoe away from the wheel. Both tips are in the correct configuration required for shoe and retainer key prying.