It is simple, effective, and requires no expensive capital equipment to install (as illustrated in this video)
HOW IT WORKS:
The Tracksure locking device consists of:
If the original nut starts to loosen (even microscopically) the locking nut tightens on the reverse thread with the locking cover combining both actions, ensuring a fail-safe bolt fixing.
WHERE IT WORKS:
Tracksure products are already in use with London Underground in the UK, as well in Spain, Italy, Holland, Hungary, Australia and North America. They are suitable for any bolted joint which suffers from vibration loosening and/or settlement.
It comes in a range of sizes from M12 upwards and is suitable for retro-fitting to existing track and for OEM applications. It can also be tailored for bespoke applications.
We currently supply products for Brake Retarder systems, Breather Switches, Crossings, Tightly curved track, Temporary clamps & joints and Fishplates/Insulated joints. The Track Applications page provides further detail
Tracksure’s products have been extensively tested and approved by many rail infrastructure companies throughout the world, as well as independently tested:
Further details of all testing , trial data and approvals are available by contacting Tracksure, including Junkers tests and Fraunhofer Institute testing.