Guide to Freight Car Air Brakes
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Publication Info: 188 pages (2002)
The Railway Educational Bureau; Dimensions (in inches): 10 x 11
Description: Our most extensive work on freight car air brakes is now available! Learn about all the components found on freight car air brake systems in our newest addition to our Freight Car Maintenance Series.
Each chapter provides the necessary information to help quickly inspect appropriate components and offers tips on adjustment and repairs. Safety awareness is stressed at the end of each chapter to help create a "heads up" attitude on the shop floor. Soft cover format.
Additional Information: Includes information on products from many suppliers including WABCO, Ellcon-National, Thrall, Westinghouse, and TTX/Misner.
Topics covered include:
- Brake pipes
- Safety supports
- End cocks
- Control valves
- Auxiliary brake pipe reduction devices
- Retaining valves
- Truck mounted brake systems
- Much more
Brake System Safety Standards
The Single Car Air Brake Test Procedures Manual
Guide to Freight Car Couplers and Draft Gear Systems
Railroad Freight Car Safety Standards
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