TITLE

Self-locking bolts can cut track inspections

PUB. DATE
August 2011
SOURCE
Railway Gazette International;Aug2011, Vol. 167 Issue 8, p48
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article features the Tracksure Locking Device, a self-locking bolt developed by the WS Group. It notes that the device was developed to originally address a growing number of failures of bolted axle assemblies on road vehicles. The device's locking arrangement prevents the main fastening nut from unintentional loosening and allows quick and easy removal. The testing of the technology with a number of infrastructure managers around the world is also noted.
ACCESSION #
65283222

 

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