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Product of the Week

ENDURANCE 325™ DRAFT GEAR from Amsted Rail - Protection, performance and durability in one lightweight package

The ends of your heavy haul railcar take a beating from high-impact contact. To withstand the relentless pounding you need the toughest protection available. You need the kind of innovative energy management systems that have set the standard worldwide for performance and reliability that only Amsted Rail can provide.

Our brand new Endurance 325™ Friction Draft Gear features an optimal housing design that was engineered to reduce stresses, eliminate cracking and provide a longer life of the gear. We've also incorporated Springs that are manufactured with a highly reliable elastomeric material that will retain preload throughout its life.

Additional features of the Endurance 325 include:

  • AAR M901E conditionally approved
  • Offers 3-1/4" of travel in both the buff and draft direction
  • Delivers 80 lb. weight savings over comparable 901E gears
  • Fits a standard 24-5/8" draft gear pocket
  • Utilizes the AAR Standard Yoke and Follower

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