Re: Concrete RR Ties
Author: Tony Burzio
Date: 06-19-2007 - 06:21

> wear increases on concrete ties due to the firmness of the ride,

Why not put a section of only rebar in the middle, perhaps six inches? This way the tie will flex slightly as the train passes over. There's no reason why a concrete tie has to look exactly like a wooden tie. If you think about it, the middle of the wooden tie is only there to keep the gauge (and the fact that trees are shaped that way...) :-)



Subject Written By Date/Time (PST)
  Concrete RR Ties Dale Jones 06-18-2007 - 15:37
  Re: Concrete RR Ties Ross Hall 06-18-2007 - 17:39
  Re: Concrete RR Ties Rich Hunn 06-18-2007 - 18:29
  Re: Concrete RR Ties almo 06-18-2007 - 22:44
  Concrete Ties Dick Seelye 06-19-2007 - 03:27
  Re: Concrete RR Ties Tony Burzio 06-19-2007 - 06:21
  Re: Concrete RR Ties E 06-19-2007 - 08:06
  Re: Concrete RR Ties John 06-19-2007 - 08:56
  Re: Concrete RR Ties E 06-19-2007 - 11:32


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