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Railroad Freight Train

Railroad Freight Train

Over the years, Kor-Pak has established itself as a reputable and innovative “niche vendor” to the rail industry, providing quality products for both freight and passenger cars.  

Kor-Pak’s extensive manufacturing and engineering capabilities allow us to provide extremely durable and high-quality rail products.  Our Product Portfolio for the rail industry covers a diverse range of applications and materials.  For instance, our rail product includes parts that are compatible with the following brands: Nippon Sharyo, Power Parts Company, Budd, Pullman, EMD, Amtrak, Wabco, and other commonly utilized rail parts.  Our products undergo substantive testing procedures they are being used on both passenger and rail applications around the world.  Take a look below to gain a more thorough understanding of what Kor-Pak can offer for your rail application.

Wear Parts for Railroad Industry

Wear Parts for Railroad Industry

FRICTION WEAR PARTS:

  • Kor-Pak provides equalizer seats, vertical liners, center plates, and various wear pads using both rigid and phenolic (Gatke) friction materials. Also, Kor-Pak can make wear parts to various dimensions and specifications and our value-added capabilities enable us to create finished goods.  Gatke Materials possess sliding lubrication, high compressive strength, and impact resistance that makes it an ideal material for rail applications.
  • Stainless steel wear plates
  • Custom brake shoes/pads for both high-speed and light rail applications
  • Snubbers: using our high-integrity rigid friction materials, we can make all sizes for both new and old locomotives.
  • Wear pads for freight and passenger cars

Rail Friction Products: Kor-Pak’s Unique Capabilities Offers an Unparalleled Value Proposition

Kor-Pak possesses the ability to custom design wear materials to your desired specifications as we have an extensive portfolio of friction materials to choose from such as Rigid Molded Friction Products and Phenolic Laminate Materials which enables Kor-Pak to meet the requirements of virtually any rail friction application.  Kor-Pak has successfully supplied major rail companies around the world with high-quality friction products.  Whether it be a locomotive, passenger car, high-speed rail, or other rail transit application, Kor-Pak can provide you with an outstanding and high-performance friction product.  Our railroad wear parts product mix includes:

  • Equalizer seats, vertical liners, center plates, and various wear pads using both rigid and phenolic (Gatke) friction materials. Also, Kor-Pak can make wear parts to various dimensions and specifications and our value-added capabilities enable us to create finished goods.  Gatke Materials possess sliding lubrication, high compressive strength, and impact resistance that makes it an ideal material for rail applications.
  • Stainless steel wear plates
  • Custom brake shoes/pads for both high-speed and light rail applications
  • Snubbers: using our high-integrity rigid friction materials, we can make all sizes for both new and old locomotives.
  • Wear pads for freight and passenger cars
Railroad Rubber Parts

Railroad Rubber Parts

RUBBER PARTS:

  • Rubber sandwich (bolster stabilizer), motor mount, anchor rod pad, bolster end bumper, load leveling bushing, lateral bumper
  • End of car diaphragms
  • Rubber Seals
  • Window filler strips
Railroad Pedestal Liners

Railroad Pedestal Liners

PEDESTAL LINERS:

  • Made in both polymer and manganese materials in all sizes with or without slots
Railroad Springs & Other Parts

Railroad Springs & Other Parts

OTHER RAIL PARTS:

  • Kor-Pak provide springs, wheel chocks, Fabreeka (aka Sorbtex/Viblon) in all shapes, sizes, and thicknesses, Viton engine seals, coupler parts, shims, and various other standard and custom parts that we can create from our manufacturing and engineering resources.

Value Added

Kor-Pak is a one-stop source for your rail products.  Our diverse capabilities enable us to create complete assemblies for you using lean technology and advanced engineering services.  Our abilities include:

  • Laser-cutting custom plates using various grades of steel
  • Advanced bonding capabilities for building wear plate/pad assemblies
  • Integrally molding wear materials to create assemblies and achieve economies of scale
  • Ability to create virtually any type of custom rubber product: rubber to metal bonding, injection, molding, extrusion, endless vulcanization, fabric insertion.
  • Custom machining and fabrication to create  high-quality rail products such as coupler and truck parts.

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