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 ROLLER TOOL$299.49
Designed to safely lift and install Side Bearing Rollers while standing at a safe distance from suspended equipment. It is especially useful at derailments or on line-of-road. The adjusting mechanism is equipped with a thrust bearing to apply a maximum amount of gripping pressure with a minimum amount of turning effort. The tool may also be used to replace certain types of constant contact side bearing blocks.