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  • Air Brake Equipment, Basic Principles, Modern Features- A must read for the person interested in the development and history of the Air Brake. Basic principles of how the air brake works are explained, what brakes are used for passenger, and locomotives and some of the modern features of air brakes are noted. Softcover. (Added: 2000-02-29 Rating: 0.00) Rate It
  • Car Air Brakes (Vol 2)- The second book in the chalk talk series focuses on car air brakes. Includes car air brake devices that are used in general throughout the railroad industry. Many car air brake devices are explained in detail with the descriptions of the various equipment to which they belong. Explains the various valves used in different braking systems and equipment used in some freight and passenger cars. (Added: 2000-02-29 Rating: 1.00) Rate It
  • Flame Cutting & Brazing With MAPP Gas- Flame cutting and brazing with MAPP gas provides an introduction, definition, safety and advantages of using MAPP gas. Flame cutting with MAPP, fundamentals of flame cutting, terms, applications and cutting tips are reviewed. Brazing with MAPP includes brazing, torch tips for brazing, flame adjustment, coupling distance, liquid fluxes, and procedures. A general guide of safety rules and instructions for operators using MAPP gas is included. Softcover, booklet. (Added: 2000-02-29 Rating: 0.00) Rate It
  • Guide to Freight Car Couplers and Draft Gear Systems- Learn maintenance procedures on various types of coupler and draft gear systems used on railway equipment. The book covers comprehensive information that identifies the various components, identification, inspection and gauging details for various systems used on railway freight cars. Now in soft cover format. (Added: 2001-01-25 Rating: 4.80) Rate It
  • Guide to Freight Car Trucks- Just what the mechanical department has been waiting for. Guide to Freight Car Trucks is an in-depth look at freight car truck maintenance covering some of today's most commonly used trucks. You'll get a comprehensive overview of AAR-approved maintenance procedures to help your shop keep this vital component operating safely and efficiently. It's ideal for mechanical maintenance personnel, foremen or others responsible for servicing and maintaining freight car trucks. This title also serves as the cornerstone for our new correspondence course covering freight car trucks (please call for course details.) (Added: 2001-06-27 Rating: 1.00) Rate It
  • Guidelines For Trainyard Inspection of Freight Cars- This book is based on the Code of Federal Regulations, Title 49, Part 215, and AAR Manuals applicable to trainyard inspections i.e. Rules of Interchange and the loading of freight cars. It includes the general areas an inspector should be considering when inspecting a car. Visual pictures of wheel defects; an explanation of the defect; gages used in measuring wheel defects, with pictures showing their application, provides a good basis for wheel inspection. What to look for when inspecting roller bearings, axles, couplers, side frames and bolsters is also discussed. Various types of hitches with a list of their inspection points are shown. Brake systems and bad order tags are included. Safety is emphasized throughout the manual as a proper part of the job. Softcover, comb bound. (Added: 2000-02-29 Rating: 1.00) Rate It
  • Pocketbook of Anti-Friction Bearings- Compact guide to various bearing types and selection factors. It reviews the basic characteristics which make each type suitable for specific uses. Also, a comparison and application guide for basic bearing types is included. Softcover. (Added: 2000-02-29 Rating: 0.00) Rate It
  • The Single Car Air Brake Test Procedures Manual- Now in its Tenth Edition, the Single Car Air Brake Test Procedures manual is just what you are looking for. This manual contains flowcharts depicting the procedures for the current Code of Air Brake System Tests for Freight Equipment: Standard S-486 effective August 8, 2018. (Added: 2002-08-19 Rating: 7.67) Rate It
  • Combination of Mechanical Department FRA Regulations- Code of Federal Regulations Title 49 Parts 210, 215, 216, 217, 218, 221, 223, 224, 225, 229, 231, 232. Contains twelve of the FRA regulations commonly used by Mechanical Department Personnel. Spiral bound, softcover. pop (Added: 2000-02-29 Rating: 7.14) Rate It


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