Category: Welding

Keep Your Switches and the Railroad Moving all Winter

RR Winterizer anti-icing solution is the safest ice-prevention method to keep the railroad moving and on time this winter season. It is a multi-purpose, environmentally-safe anti icer that prevents ice from bonding with the rail or other material. This means no more frozen switches. No platform injuries. And, it deters derailments, and upholds precision scheduled…

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Yearly Checkup: Industry-Railway Acquires ESCO Equipment Company

Last February, we acquired ESCO Equipment Company. Following the acquisition we signed a multi-year distributor partnership with Pandrol to distribute Railtech Matweld hydraulic tools and Rosenqvist rail equipment throughout the U.S. and Canada with Railway Supply Group?s sister company- Davanac Inc. This step allowed our IRS team an opportunity to focus on the strategy in…

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Fire Prevention and Safety

spark shield

The majority of railroad fires are caused from grinding or welding on the rail. Grinding and welding rail can produce sparks, which is why it is important to follow proper fire risk assessment and mitigation procedures before starting the job. There are several factors involved in assessing the risks for fire prevention. Here’s a few…

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