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.
Contents:History of the Freight Car Truck, Wheels, Axles, Plain Bearing Trucks, Roller Bearings, Roller Bearing Adapters, Barber Side Frame, ASF Ride Control Side Frame, National C-1 Side Frame, Barber S2 Bolster, ASF Ride Control Bolster, National C-1 Truck Bolster, National Super C-1 Wedgelock Bolster, National Super C-1 Wedgelock Side Frame, Main Load Coil Springs, Side Springs and Friction Castings, Body Centre Plates, Side Bearings, Centre Plate Extension Pads, Frame Brace Truck, National Swing Motion Truck, National Unitruck II, Barber Swing Motion Caboose Truck, Buckeye XC-R Truck.
Softcover, 328 pages, large format, Black-and-White illustrations.