Side Frame Lifting Hooks
Empty Car Spring Replacement$3,529.00
The Empty Car Truck Spring Replacement Fixture provides
a safe, effective method of replacing broken truck springs
on empty cars in the train yard, eliminating switching moves and out-of service time.
This tool is normally transported in back of a pick-up truck
along with the extra springs, we recommend using a
12 Volt DC hydraulic pump (10,000 PSI) Instructional video
is available. ( Does Not include Pump)
When ordering the Empty Car Spring Change Fixture one needs to specify Tall Base or Short Base. The Tall Base is used for exposed rail and the short base is for tracks that are flush with the pavement.
Side Bearing Height Gauge$279.95
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.