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Geismar Modern Track Machinery Inc.
Geismar Modern Track Machinery Inc.: Model JB-60-141 Hydraulic Rail Bender
The Model JB-60-141 rail bender is designed for bending and straightening flat-bottom rails. It consists of a double triangular steel frame, one angle of which is fitted with a counter plate swiveling around a removable spindle, allowing quick setting of the bender on the rail, the company says. Two single-action hydraulic rams, fitted with release springs, are set on each end of the frame, opposite the counter plate. These cylinders actuate two plates that are set on the cylinder's piston by means of swivels. The hydraulic rail bender provides a total bending power of 60 tons for bending flat-bottom rails up to 141 pounds.