Side Bearing Height Gauge
This gauge is used to remotely measure the side bearing clearance on freight cars.
The gage is 6 foot long, It may be used from either the side or end of the car.
Turn the adjustment knob on the end of the gauge clockwise to collapse the gauge fingers to their retracted position
From either the side or end of the freight car, move the gauge into position between the truck and freight car body bolsters
Turn the gauge adjustment knob counter-clockwise until both fingers are tight against the truck and body bolster surfaces
Remove the gauge, and use a tape measure or ruler to measure the distance between the gauging fingers.
Side Bearing Cage Wrench Set$178.80
Side Bearing Cage Wrench Set – The long handle on this wrench set allows simple access to the 1 1/8″ nuts used to secure the Side Bearing Cage to the Truck Bolster. The wrench is equipped with both straight and offset wrench ends to allow access to any fastener configuration.
Brake Rod Support Fixture$139.95
The Brake Rod Support Fixture provides a fast, secure method of retaining brake rods during truck removal. It keeps the rods in place during truck movement, eliminating the possibility of the rod catching on the shop floor or ties on line of road. Ball bearings allow the fixture to move smoothly over the axle and eliminates any possibility of axle scratching.