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RAILBOARD (R)
• All-welded steel con-
   struction
• Capacities from 15,000
   to 80,000 pounds.
• Rectangular or flared
   design
• Box understructure for
   strength and safety
• Heavy-duty drop ring
   for safe, secure
   positioning
Railboards are designed for use on all types of railway boxcars, including refrigerated
and special cars for the lumber and the paper industries. First position the railboard
next to the railcar. The locking ring will automatically secure the railboard against the
dock. Box understructure bumpers fit around the car latches to protect door latch.
All railboards are designed and built to match the specific dock conditions. The
design is finalized by using information provided on the railboard worksheet below.
This information allows the manufacture of a railboard that has the proper width,
length, bends, capacity, and understructure.
• Lifting loops fold flat
   into recessed pockets
LOCKING RING DESIGN
FLARED OPTION
(For flared option drawing see below STEEL RAILBOARDS
MODEL R)

RAILBOARD WORKSHEET

This form must be submitted complete with all orders for rail dockboards.
Railboards are site specific products and should only be used at site for which they are designed.
 _________ Order (Initials Reqd)                 _________ Requested for Quote

Car / Track Details:
1. Identify railcar type(s) encountered at this site: Box car, "Hy-cube" box car , All door car, Refrigerated car, Flat car
    or Plug door car.
2. X1_____ X2_____ X3_____ X4_____ X5_____ X6_____ X7_____ X8_____ X9_____ X10_____
    Provide a minimum of two X dimension measurements, from the inside of the rail to the dock face (excluding any
    projections), with each measurement taken 20' away from the center of the dockboard position. Provide
    dimensions for each location in which the board will be used.
If the application is a long, open dock, provide
    X dimension at 20' increments along the dock as well as at 20' beyond the end of the dock (40' beyond if "hy-cube"
    cars are used). For Car to Car application provide the Z dimensions in above blanks.

3. Y1_____ Y2_____ Y3_____ Y4_____ Y5_____ Y6_____ Y7_____ Y8_____ Y9_____ Y10_____
    Provide a minimum of one Y dimension measurement, from the top of the rail to the top of the dock utilizing a line
    level and string, for each dockboard location.

4._____________ Identify the narrowest car door to be encountered at this site (range from 6'-20').

5.____________ Will cargo loading/unloading practices prevent a minimum of 8" of railboard lip from resting on the
                            railcar floor? If yes, explain:

6.____________ Are there any modifications to the car door or car floor (any projections)? If yes, explain:

Dock Details:

7.____________ Is the face of the dock square? If no, explain:

8.____________ Identify any dock projections within 10" of the top of the dock surface.

9.____________ Provide width of the narrowest opening that the dockboard must pass through.

Others:

10.___________ Identify the types of equipment / attachments used to travel across the railboard.

11.___________ Identify the load capacity of the equipment used for this application.

12.___________ Provide desired dockboard width. The dockboard should be 2 to 4 inches less than the minimum
                            car door width encountered at this site.

13.___________ Provide desired dockboard flare width. Flare, if desired, provides a dockside lip of greater width
                            than the carside lip. X dimensions less than 48" can prevent flare.

14.___________ Does the customer prefer Lift Chains or Lift Loops? (Consider Forklift attachments)

Site location:____________________________________________________________________________

Date Submitted:______________________________               Salesman:____________________________

Dealer:_____________________________________               Phone:______________________________

City/State:___________________________________               Fax:________________________________

 

STEEL RAILBOARDS MODEL R
CONTACT OUR CUSTOMER SERVICE FOR ALL RAILBOARD PRICING
RAILBOARDS CAN BE FLARED 10, 20 OR 30 DEGREES ON THE DOCKSIDE FOR MORE
EFFICIENT LOADING AND UNLOADING.

FLARED OPTION DRAWING
NOTE: DESCRIPTION:
(1) Railroad locking rings
1. Railboard length, box dimension, up length and bends vary with each
    application. Measurements taken on-site are crucial for proper application.
(2) Structural safety curbs
(3) Understructure
(4) 3/4" Nom. Beveled edge
2. Boards may have a standard lift loop or a drop through lift loop
    depending on engineering design.
(5) 4" x 4" bumper
Limitations:
1. Board can service car to dock gap range of 38" to 48"
2. Board can reach up 6.5" and down by .5" from docks surface (box car heights
    range from 41" to 46")
AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST.
3. Board can service car heights of 39.5" to 46.5"

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