Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers, Vol. LXX, Dec. 1910

Final Report of Special Committee on Rail Sections, Paper No. 1177

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1910
Language: English
Wordcount: 4,615 / 21 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 82.8
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Added to site: 2006.07.08
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each rail, where it will not be covered by the splice bars. Rails to be lettered consecutively A, B, C, etc., the rail from the top of the ingot being A. In case of a top discard of twenty or more per cent. the letter A will be omitted. Open-Hearth rails to be branded or stamped O. H. All marking of rails shall be done so effectively that the marks may be read as long as the rails are in service.

[Sidenote: Drop testing.]

"12. (a) Drop tests shall be made on pieces of rail rolled from the top of the ingot, not less than four (4) ft. and not more than six (6) ft. long, from each heat of steel. These test pieces shall be cut from the rail bar next to either end of the top rail, as selected by the Inspector.

"The temperature of the test pieces shall be between forty (40) and one hundred (100) degrees Fahrenheit.

"The test pieces shall be placed head upward on solid supports, five (5) in. top radius, three (3) ft. between centers, and subjected to impact tests, the tup falling

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