Standard Australia AS 1085.1-2002 60 kg rail instruction

Australian standard 60kg/m steel rail is typically used in heavy rail applications, such as mainline and freight rail tracks. The rail has a head width of 70mm, a head height of 49mm, a foot width of 146mm, and a foot height of 28mm. This type of rail is designed to withstand heavy loads and high speeds and is commonly used in Australia’s rail network.

The correct dimensions for Australian standard 60kg/m steel rail are as follows:

– Head Width: 70mm
– Head Height: 49mm
– Foot Width: 146mm
– Foot Height: 28mm
– Overall Length: 16.5m

The rail weighs 60kg per meter and is commonly used in heavy rail applications in Australia for both passenger and freight services.

AS 1085.1-2002 60 kg rail is a specific category of rail that conforms to this standard. It refers to a type of rail that weighs 60 kilograms per meter and meets the requirements for flash butt welding as defined in AS 1085.1-2002. This type of rail is commonly used in railway construction and maintenance in Australia.

AS60 rail is a type of steel rail commonly used for railway track construction. It has a standard length of 25 meters and a weight of around 60 kilograms per meter. The AS60 rail is mainly used for heavy-haul railway lines that are designed to carry high loads over long distances. Its usage is well-suited to heavy-duty freight transport and is capable of handling heavy locomotives and large cargo loads.

The installation of AS60 rail typically involves several steps, including the following:

1. Site preparation: The first step is to prepare the site for railway track construction. This involves clearing the land, leveling the ground, and laying a foundation of ballast.

2. Alignment: The AS60 rails should be aligned correctly and positioned according to the design specifications. This step also includes ensuring that the rails are evenly spaced and straight.

3. Rail fastening: The rails should be firmly fastened to the sleepers or ties using clips or other fastening methods. This ensures that the rails remain in place over time and maintain their correct position.

4. Welding: If necessary, welding is done to join the rails together. This step is important to ensure that there are no gaps or misalignments between the rails, which would cause problems for trains traveling over them.

5. Finishing touches: Once the rails are secured in place, the final touches are added, such as adding ballast between the sleepers to hold the rails firmly in place and providing drainage to prevent water from accumulating.

As installation of railway tracks can be complex and requires specialized knowledge and tools, it is often best carried out by experienced professionals in rail construction.

Transporting an AS60 rail can be a complex task due to its size and weight. Here are some general steps for transporting an AS60 rail:

1. Obtain the necessary permits and permissions to transport the rail. This may involve obtaining permits from local authorities, obtaining clearance from utility companies, and obtaining special permits for oversized loads.

2. Choose a suitable mode of transportation. Depending on the distance, terrain, and infrastructure, the rail can be transported by truck, train, or barge.

3. Prepare the rail for transportation. This may involve cutting the rail into shorter sections, bundling the sections together, and securing them to a flatbed trailer or railcar.

4. Load the rail onto the selected transportation vehicle using heavy equipment such as a crane.

5. Secure the rail to prevent it from shifting during transport.

6. Transport the rail to its destination, following all safety regulations and traffic laws.

7. Unload the rail using appropriate heavy equipment and place it in its final location.

Please note that transporting an AS60 rail can be a specialized task that requires careful planning and execution. It may be helpful to consult with a transportation expert or railway specialist to ensure that the rail is transported safely and efficiently.

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Rail for Railway 43 kg/m rail, 50 kg/m rail,

60 kg/m rail, 75kg/m rail, 60N rail, 75N rail

TB/T2344-2012, TB/T3276-2011
P50 rail/R50 rail, P65 rail/R65 rail, RP60E1 GOST-R51685, GOST R51054-2014
S49 rail, UIC54 rail, UIC60 rail UIC860
JIS50N rail, JIS60 rail JIS E1101
AS50 rail, AS60 rail, AS68 rail AS1085, BHP RT STD
90RA rail, 100RE rail, 115RE rail, 132RE rail, 136RE rail AREMA
TR45 rail, TR50 rail, TR57 rail, TR68 rail ASTM A759
BS75A rail, BS90A rail, BS100A rail BS11 STANDARD
45E1, 49E1 rail, 50E2 rail, 54E1 rail,

60E1 rail, 60E2 rail

EN 13674-1, EN13674-4
Switch Rail 50AT1 rail, 60AT1 rail,

60AT2 rail, 60TY1 rail

Crane Rail A45, A55, A65, A75, A100, A120, A150 DIN536
QU70 rail/KP70 rail, QU80 rail/KP80 rail, QU100 rail/KP100 rail,

QU120 rail/KP100 rail, CR175 rail

ASTM A759-2000
Grooved Rail 59R2 rail, 60R2 rail EN 14811:2006

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