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Wooden Sleeper Gang Nail

Gang nail

Materials: DX51D-Z275/G300-Z275
Coating: Zine
Usage: wooden sleepers, wooden construction
Shape: Round, square, or customized
Strandard: Both standard and customized sizes are available

Wooden Sleeper Gang Nail for Sale

The gang nail is used at the bottom of the wooden sleeper to prevent the wood from cracking. The gang nail prolongs the life of the sleeper while reducing maintenance costs. Gang nails are used when the wooden sleepers are laid, which can maintain the integrity of the wood and effectively improve the construction efficiency. As a connecting piece, the gang nail shows a good synergy with the wood, and has good shaping performance. It is the best protective part to prevent the wooden cracking of the sleeper.

Wooden sleeper gang nail

Hazards of Wooden Sleeper Cracking

The service life of railway sleepers can reach about 15 years after oil injection and anti-corrosion treatment. Because wooden sleepers are exposed to the external environment for a long time, the degree of environmental dryness and wetness is uncontrollable, resulting in the unstable moisture content of the wood, which will cause a certain degree of cracking. If it is crushed by an overloaded train, or the force is uneven, it will also aggravate the cracking of the railway sleepers.

Wooden sleeper crackingHazards of wooden sleeper cracking

Severe cracking of the wooden sleeper will cause the rails erected on it to lose support, resulting in collapse. From the slightest, the train operation is blocked, and at the worst, it will cause the train derailment accident and endanger the safety of life and property. The problem of wooden sleeper cracking seems to be very small, but in fact, it is not paid attention to, and the harm is very serious.

The gang nail is nailed to the end of the wooden sleeper. When the gang nail is pressed into the sleeper, all the nails gather the fibers of the wood together like a "claw". The pressure between adjacent nails also reduces the tendency of splitting, thereby slowing down the cracking process of the wooden sleepers.

Manufacturing Process and Application of Gang Nail

A gang nail plate is a kind of light metal plate, sometimes also known as mending plate, or nail plate. It is made of light gauge galvanized steel by cold forming. There are holes all over the gang nail plate with nail teeth on one side. The gang nail plate is embedded in the wood by a hydraulic press or roller tool to connect different trusses or fix the end of the wooden sleeper.

The gang nail plate is made of high-quality structural steel such as ASTM A635/A635M, A591, A792/A792M, A167, and is protected by coatings such as zinc, zinc-aluminum combined gold and stainless steel. The company can design and manufacture gang nail plates with different lengths, widths, and thicknesses according to customer needs.

Wooden Sleepers Gang Nail Plate Specification

Model Material Length
Weight(Kg)/Pcs Package size(mm) Pcs/Package
TN543801 DX51-Z275 54 38 8 1 0.015 220*220*150 500
TN86561 DX51-Z275 86 56 8 1 0.038 220*220*150 200
TN1002581 DX51-Z275 100 25 8 1 0.02 220*220*150 500
TN1005081 DX51-Z275 100 50 8 1 0.04 220*220*150 200
TN10010081 DX51-Z275 100 100 8 1 0.079 220*220*150 100
TN20010081 DX51-Z275 200 100 8 1 0.157 220*220*150 50
TN19050121 DX51-Z275 190 50 12 1 0.07 210*200*210 100
TN127761 DX51-Z275 127 76 8 1 0.0654 210*200*230 100
TN1504081 DX51-Z275 150 40 8 1 0.047 220*200*220 200
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