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Insulated Joint Plates, Pre-assembled Joint Panels, Specialty Joints, Bulldog Bars, and Tracksure Bolts

Insulated Joint Tie Plates

Accessories are also available for your insulated joint needs. Polyurethane insulated joint tie plates are available in various sizes for different sections of rail. Insulated tie plates are designed to support insulated joints without compromising their high electrical resistance and are available in solid polyurethane or polyurethane coated steel.

Single Tie Plate (Poly Steel):

  • Forged steel plate with permanently coated rail seat
  • Insulated rail seat for supporting insulated rail joints
  • Two fiberglass rail clips included
  • Canted and uncanted options
  • Ideal for special trackwork applications

TOUCHCOAT® Poly Plate:

  • Solid high perfomance polyurenthane
  • Double shoulder

Insulated Joint Panels

  • Pre-assembled in 40’ sections (other lengths available)
  • Allows easy incorporation of premium components such as wide ties, three tie insulated joint plates and
  • high performance insulated joints
  • Shippable by truck or railcar
  • Easy installation
  • Available with transition insulated joints

Specialty Insulated Joints

  • Available for the following applications:
  • Double rail for special trackwork
  • Girder rail sections
  • U69 guard rails
  • Miter cut joints
  • Compromise rail joints
  • Resilient rail clips requiring extra clearance
  • TOUGHCOAT or bonded insulated varieties

 

Tracksure Bolts

Tracksure’s locking device prevents unintentional nut loosening and offers significant operation and cost benefits

Tracksure Locking Device

Tracksure’s locking device prevents unintentional nut loosening and offers significant operation and cost benefits. Its design not only provides a fail-safe system that ensures a tight grip, but it also reduces the opportunity for human error.

The product is simple and effective, resisting vibration loosening and settlement. In the event that the original nut starts to loosen, the Tracksure locking nut tightens against it underneath the stainless cover.  It can also be re-used and serviced as necessary, and require no special tools or equipment.

Benefits:

  • Provides safer operating conditions by reducing bolt fatigue.
  • Can be installed without the need for expensive capital equipment.
  • Offers significant cost savings in maintenance-intensive applications.
  • Reduces maintenance significantly and can be replaced quickly and simply where necessary.

Tracksure Kits Include:

  • A modified bolt with a reverse thread added to the end which accommodates both the original nut and the Tracksure locking nut.
  • A right-handed, heavy head nut.
  • A Tracksure locking nut with a left-handed thread.
  • A serrated steel locking cap then pushes down over both the original nut and the Tracksure nut, held in place with a spring clip.

Tracksure’s products have been extensively tested and approved by many rail infrastructure companies throughout the world, as well as independently tested. Tracksure bolts have had successful tests in North America at major transit agencies and are used by Class I railroads. They are also in use with the transit systems in the UK, and Germany, as well in Australia, Holland, Italy and Hungary. They are suitable for any bolted joint which suffers from vibration loosening and/or settlement.

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