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L.B. Foster Company: Bulldog Rail Bar

L.B. Foster Company

The bulldog rail bar is designed to be used as temporary protection when defective field welds and rail defects are discovered. The bar eliminates the need to drill holes to install temporary joint bars until repairs can be made. No special installation tools are required, and the product is reuseable. Use of the bar also helps prevent “subgrade memory” where the individual rail profile is deformed from temporary placement of repair rail and bolted rail joints. The ease of installation increases daily productivity of internal rail-flaw detection equipment, the company says.