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Using Wheel Temperature Detector Technology to Monitor Railcar Brake System Effectiveness

Document Series
Technical Reports
Author
Jim Robeda, Devin Sammon, and Benjamin Madrill
Report Number
DOT/FRA/ORD-13/50
Office
RPD
Subject Braking Systems, Facilities & Test Equipment
Keywords
Wheel temperature detector, ineffective brake, air cut out, bad order, cold wheel

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Last updated: Monday, December 30, 2013