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|8544617||Railroad and industrial vehicle disk brake pad|
A railroad and industrial vehicle disk brake pad having a supporting plate and a number of friction members. Each friction member is elongated in shape, with two curved parallel long sides, and is fixed to the supporting plate so that the curves of the long sides fo...
|8307962||End stabilization for brake shoes extending beyond the ends of the brake head|
Disclosed is an end stabilized backing plate for an extended length brake shoe for use in a railway braking system. The backing plate includes an elongated main portion extending along a longitudinal axis. This main portion has a front face, a back face, a first end...
|6176354||Truck mounted brake beam with removable brake heads|
A truck mounted rail brake including at least a primary beam having a center section and a pair of end sections with guide end extensions. A brake head is removably mounted to the end sections by a pin. The pin is dimensioned to allow pivotal movement of ...
|4000792||Brake shoe and head assembly|
This invention relates to a brake shoe and brake head assembly wherein a brake head for carrying one type of brake shoe may be modified to enable securing thereto and removing therefrom other types of brake shoes without removing the brake head from a bra...