AREMA standard 136 RE rail

$750.00 $700.00

Standard: AREMA, ASTM
Grade: R260, R350HT
Rail Heigth: 185.74mm
Bottom Width: 152.4mm
Web Thickness: 17.46mm
Head Width: 74.61mm
Length: 12-30m
Model Number: TR68 (136 RE)
Type: Heavy Rail
Application: Railway Rail
Weight: 67.56 kg/m
Name: TR68 (136 RE) America standard steel rail
Certificate: 3.1 MTC/3.2 by Lloyd’s regiester inspection
Market: Americas area
Usage: Heavy railway line
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  • Exportable international standard flat bottom rail
  • Producing and Inspection standard
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TR68 (136 RE) U.S standard heavy rail is widely used in Americas area, we can produce it by order, the MOQ is 400 tons, length and hardness as your requirement.


Standard EN 13674 - 1:2003 consists of two main parts:
−qualification test and acceptance tests
Qualification tests are some other tests that were previously carried out, as for example, fracture toughness. Acceptance tests characterize the properties of the prescribed tests, which ensure production of high quality rails, and testing requirements of railway administration.
Quality of rails is based on measured values of hardness, by which they introduced new labels for steel rails.
Qualifying tests
Qualification testing must be conducted at least one in five years and the major
changes in technology, production rails. Additional testing residual stresses are carried
out on all types of steel rails every two year maximum, provided that the longitudinal
strain rate in the rails can amount to up to 250 MPa.
The prescribed qualifying examination is the following:
−fracture toughness
−fatigue crack growth rate
−fatigue testing
−residual stress in rail foot
−variation of centre line
−tensile strength and elongation
−segregation
−other qualification requirements
Acceptance tests
Within acceptance testing is carried out a series of laboratory tests such as:
−chemical composition (the maximum content of the following elements: H, O, Al, V, N and oligo elements)
−microstructure (increasing x 500)
−degree of decarburizing charred layer (allowed up to 0.25 mm)
−purity of steel (especially the presence of oxide)
−macrostructure (Baumann test)
−hardness
−tensile strength
Other acceptance testing rails are:
−dimension tolerances
−criteria (control template)
−inspection requirements / tolerances for to internal quality and surface quality
Internal state is examined ultrasound in a continuous process control, and includes at least 70% of the head and at least 60% web.
- Standard of UIC 860 V: 1996 - prescribed four types pearlite steel rails in the range of tensile strength from 700 to 1300 MPa.
- Standard EN 13674 - 2003, provides seven types pearlite steel hardness in the range 200 to 390 HBV, types steel in accordance with EN 13674, based on the values of hardness (R 200, R 220, R 260, R 260 Mn, 320 Cr, 350 HT, 350 LHT).

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