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Functions And Features of Rail Clamp in Rail Fastening System

As an important part of rail fastening system, rail clams are often used in reinforced concrete crane rails in industrial premises and outdoor railway trestles. In the railway industry, rail clamps are often made of steel casting Iron and malleable cast iron. Elastic rail clamps are made of compounded rubber, while rubber pressure tongue and rubber rail pad applied oil resistant rubber.
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Installation Standards of Rail Clamps

When installing the rail clamp, we should position the steel rail after laying the compounded rubber rail pads, then put the track bolts and rail clamps in the correct position. What calls for special attention is that the rail clamps should cling to the bottom flange of steel rails. Next step is to install the rail clamp and the spring washer, tighten the rail nuts to the rubber tongue. Notice that the compression amount of the rubber pressure tongue is about 2-3mm.
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Allowable Deviation of Rail Clamp Installation

As to the allowable deviation requirements for the rail track installation, the position deviation of rail track center line is no more than 5mm, the elevation difference deviation of rail top surface is less than 5mm. The center line distance deviation of the two steel rails is less than 5mm. The steel rails in the workshop are often connected by rail joints with four holes. On the expansion joint of the steel rail types, such as 4 kg/m steel rail, 38 kg/m steel rail, 43kg /m steel rail, 50 kg/m steel rail, plain joints are often used. On the expansion joint of steel rail type QU70, QU80, QU100 and QU120, 45 ° inclined joints are widely used, with a gap width 10 mm.
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High Quality Rail Clamps from Professional Manufacturer-AGICO Rail

As a professional rail clamp manufacturer, AGICO Rail can produce various standards of rail clamps with different materials. If you want to purchase high quality rail clamps for your railway project, do not hesitate to contact us. We can not only supply high quality rail fasteners such as railway joints, railway switches, rail clips, rail clamps and so on. If you are confused by the rail clamp and other railway components for your railway project, just contact us. We will continue to keep positive, warm, sincere and pragmatic spirit of enterprise for you and your friends to provide all-weather service.
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