Railroad Brake Shoes


Objectives: Presents solid background information on railroad brake shoes. Presents the AAR Rule 12, which covers wear limits, gaging, and causes for removal of brake shoes. Includes a history of the railroad brake shoe, tracing the product to its current state of the art. It explains the forces that actuate the brake shoe to press against the wheel tread and the role of friction in making the brake shoe work. Also includes safety and work procedures for removing old shoes and installing new ones.

Audience: Ideal for apprentices or anyone needing learn AAR rules pertaining to railroad brake shoes.

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LSRBS1Railroad Brake Shoes

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