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Addressing Electrode-Induced Rail Pitting From Pressure Electric Welding

Document Series
Safety Advisories
Safety Advisory Number
2018-01
Subject Safety Advisories

Safety Advisory 2018-1 

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 Images

Displayed below are full resolution versions of figures contained in Safety Advisory 2018-1.

Figure 1 - Electrode-Induced Pits in a Rail

Figure 1 - Electrode-Induced Pits in a Rail

 

Figure 2 - Photographs of Crack Fracture Surface in Examined Rail

Figure 2 - Photographs of Crack Fracture Surface in Examined Rail

 

Figure 3 - Photograph of Rail Cross Section 1 of 3

Figure 3 - Photograph of Rail Cross Section 1 of 3

 

Figure 3 - Photograph of Rail Cross Section 2 of 3

Figure 3 - Photograph of Rail Cross Section 2 of 3

 

Figure 3 - Photograph of Rail Cross Section 3 of 3.jpg

Figure 3 - Photograph of Rail Cross Section 3 of 3


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Effective Date: Friday, July 20, 2018