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Rail Components Catalog Track Products Rail Fastener Applicators/Removers

Rail Industry Component:
Racine Railroad Products Inc.: F-Clipper

Racine Railroad Products Inc.

The F-Clipper is designed to apply four preset Pandrol FASTCLIPS on a single tie, at a production rate of 20 ties per minute; or retract four clips per tie to a preset point at a rate of five ties per minute. The work capacity of the machine is 100- to 140-pound rail, requiring adjustments for both rail base and height changes. It is also necessary to adjust for application stroke to prevent overdriving the clip and the retract stroke for either rail change out, rail insulator change out, clip or clip insulator change out. The machine incorporates the Bendix air brake and air dryer systems using Cobra brake shoes on four wheels.