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Rail Components Catalog Track Products Rail Lubricants

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L.B. Foster Company: Friction Modifiers

L.B. Foster Company

Kelsan's friction modifiers are available as a liquid or in a 100 percent dry solid-stick form. LCF solid stick (low coefficient of friction) flange lubricant is designed for all types of rolling stock for application to the wheel flange (or gauge force of rail in liquid form). HPF solid stick (high positive friction) can be applied to the wheel tread (solid-stick form), controlling friction, minimizing slip between wheel and rail, delaying short pitch corrugation formation, reducing noise and extending wheel tread life. HPF in liquid form can be applied to the rail head for reduction of lateral forces, noise and rail corrugation via the PROTECTOR® IV Trackside TOR system.