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Friction Management

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L.B. Foster provides a range of high-performance grease that is applied to the gauge face and provides efficient lubrication and protection under a comprehensive range of performance requirements.

Gauge Face Friction Management Lubricants

Combining high performance grease with L.B. Foster's wayside PROTECTOR IV® friction management system ensures the most efficient lubrication and protection under a comprehensive range of performance requirements. Field testing has shown the combination of our premium grease and the PROTECTOR IV applicator provides the lowest friction level on the gauge face of the rail at the furthest distance.

We provide a range of high-performance and environmental gauge face lubricants for your performance requirements:  

  • Rail Curve Grease is a high-performance grease designed with innovative oils to provide efficient lubrication and protection under a comprehensive set of performance requirements.
  • BIOCURVE™ is a premium quality biodegradable rail curve grease formulated from U.S. grown vegetable oils and a lithium-based thickener that provides superior lubricity that reduces friction and wear between the track and wheel flange and improves fuel efficiency. 
  • PROCURVE™ is specially formulated to meet the pumpability, adhesion and load carrying requirements of a premium rail curve grease. 
  • SYNCURVE™ provides excellent protection for the wheel flange/gauge face interface and is an exceedingly durable all season rail curve lubricant.
  • Shell GadusRail S2 Wheel Flange greases are lithium soap greases fortified with a specifically formulated multipurpose additive package for use as railroad track lubricants.
Gauge Face Grease and GreaseGuide Applicator

Gauge Face Grease and GreaseGuide Applicator

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