Medium trucks

  R-450 CUSHION-RIDE RAILGEAR

STANDARD FEATURES:

  • ♦ Cushion-Ride rubber spring suspension.
    ♦ Automatic mechanical locking system in rail and road positions.
    ♦ Heavy-duty double acting hydraulic cylinders (two cylinder front and rear).
    ♦ Hydraulic operating valves on the front and rear units.
    ♦ PTO pump application is standard.
    ♦ Built-in derail skids.
    ♦ Rail sweeps front and rear.
    ♦ Full track circuit insulation (all four wheels).
    ♦ Grease fittings at all wear points.
    ♦ Corrosion resistant, long life fasteners.
    ♦ Protective bellows over all inner guide tubes.
    ♦ Mechanical steering wheel lock, (hook and loop).
    ♦ Mechanical vehicle suspension axle locking system.
    ♦ Hydraulic rear railgear lock up
    ♦ Hydraulic rear railgear lock up

  • ♦ Proven “Cushion-Ride” suspension provides superior ride quality, reduced vibration through thevehicle frame, less component stress, and positive wheel-rail contact
    ♦ No adjustment required for varying loads
    ♦ Rail wheel assemblies bolted to the axle provide simple rail wheel alignment and easy maintenance
    ♦ Few moving parts results in very low maintenance and lubrication costs
    ♦ Hydraulically operated for safe and easy access to the rail
    ♦ Self-lubricated bearings at all pivot points
    ♦ “No wheel kits required”, uses OEM wheels and tires…

OPTIONAL FEATURES

  • ♦ Electric/hydraulic package with exterior composite brake shoes.
    Available for 2 or 4 wheels.
    ♦ 12VDC pump and reservoir.
    ♦ Mechanical rear railgear lock up

R-450 CUSHION-RIDE RAILGEAR

This 100% duty cycle railgear was designed to meet the task at hand. Equip a light truck that has a maximum GVWR rating of 19,500 lbs with a Rafna R-450 Railgear and see for yourself. Proven “Cushion-Ride” suspension provides ride quality , reduced vibration through the vehicle frame, less component stress, and constant rail wheel to rail contact. No railgear adjustments are required for varying loads. With Rafna-Cushion-Ride Railgear, there are no limits imposed. If the vehicle can support the load, so can the railgear. Rafna R-450 Railgear has two hydraulic cylinders on both the front and rear units, providing power to spare under full vehicle capacity. On rail, the vehicle’s front wheels are raised a minimum of 2” above the rail head and the vehicle axle is hydraulically locked in place.

VEHICLE CLASSIFICATION—MAXIMUM CAPACITY
♦ 19,500 lbs GVWR GAWR (Front) 7,600 lbs GAWR (Rear) 11,900 lbs
INSTALLED WEIGHTS
Total: 1,225 lbs Front: 625 lbs Rear: 600 lbs
WHEELS
Material: Cast steel
Tread: 10” diameter
Flange: 12.25” diameter
Bearings: Heavy-duty tapered roller bearings
Grease cap with vent

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Rafna Model R-460:

R-460

  •  Proven “Cushion-Ride” suspension provides superior ride quality, reduced vibration
    through the vehicle frame, less component stress, and positive wheel-rail contact
    No adjustment required for varying loads
    Rail wheel assemblies bolted to the axle provide simple rail wheel alignment and easy
    maintenance
    Few moving parts results in very low maintenance and lubrication costs
    Hydraulically operated for safe and easy access to the rail
    Self-lubricated bearings at all pivot points

This 100% duty cycle railgear was designed to meet the task at hand. Equip a light truck that has a maximum GVWR rating of 19,500 lbs with a Rafna R-460 Railgear and see for yourself.

Proven “Cushion-Ride” suspension provides ride quality , reduced vibration through the vehicle frame, less component stress, and constant rail wheel to rail contact. No railgear adjustments are required for varying loads. Rafna’s R-460 Railgear has two hydraulic cylinders on both the front and rear units, providing power to spare under full vehicle capacity.

On rail, the vehicle’s front wheels are raised a minimum of 2” above the rail head and the
vehicle front axle is mechanically locked in place.

VEHICLE CLASSIFICATION—MAXIMUM CAPACITY
♦ 19,500 lbs GVWR GAWR (Front) 7,600 lbs GAWR (Rear) 11,900 lbs
INSTALLED WEIGHTS
Total: 980 lbs Front: 440 lbs Rear: 540 lbs
WHEELS
VEHICLE APPLICATION
2008-UP ● FORD SD F-450/550 CHASSIS CAB ● 4X2, 4X4 ● GAS/DIESEL

STANDARD FEATURES

  • Cushion-Ride rubber spring suspension
    Rotating front and rear railgear units
    Automatic mechanical locking system in rail and road positions for the front
    unit
    Automatic mechanical locking system in road positions for the rear unit
    Both front and rear units rotate 3º past center in the rail position for added
    safety
    Heavy-duty double acting hydraulic cylinders (two cylinder front and rear)
    Hydraulic operating valves on the front and rear units
    PTO pump application is standard
    Built-in derail skids
    Rail sweeps front and rear
    Full track circuit insulation (all four wheels)
    Grease fittings at all wear points
    Maintenance Free oil-impregnated bronze bearings at all critical pivot points
    Protective bellows over all inner guide tubes
    Mechanical steering wheel lock, (hook and loop)
    Hydraulic Actuated Rear Railgear Axle Lock

OPTIONAL FEATURES

  • Electric/hydraulic brake package with exterior composite brake shoes.
    Available for 2 or 4 wheels.
    (Brakes add 65 lbs to Front and 50 lbs Rear.)
    12VDC pump and reservoir with integral emergency hand pump.
    Cable Actuated Rear Railgear Axle Lock
    Heavy Duty Springs Available For Rear Railgear Unit
    Rod Actuated Vehicle Axle Lock.

Rafna Model R-650:

  •  ♦ Proven “Cushion-Ride” suspension provides superior ride quality, reduced vibration through the
  • vehicle frame, less component stress, and constant wheel to rail contact
    ♦ No railgear adjustments are required for varying loads
    ♦ Few moving parts results in very low maintenance and lubrication costs
    ♦ Hydraulically operated for safe and easy access to the rail
    ♦ Railgear locks automatically in both road and rail positions
R-650 CUSHION-RIDE RAILGEAR

G & B Specialties Model R-650 railgear is designed for vehicles up to 39,000 lbs GVWR. Both rotating and vertical front railgear units are available. Rotating rear railgear is standard. The R-650 uses 12” diameter cast or forged steel wheels with heavy duty tapered roller bearings. Proven “Cushion-Ride” suspension provides ride quality, reduced vibration through the vehicle frame, less component stress, and constant rail wheel to rail contact. No railgear adjustments are required for varying loads.With G & B Cushion-Ride Railgear, there are no limits imposed. If the vehicle can support the load, so can the railgear. G & B Specialties R-650 Railgear has two hydraulic cylinders on both the front and rear units, providing power to spare under full vehicle capacity. On rail, the vehicle’s front wheels are raised a minimum of 3” above the rail head and the vehicle axle is hydraulically or manually locked in place, and all four rail wheels provide full track circuit isolation.

STANDARD FEATURES

  • ♦ Cushion-Ride rubber spring suspension.
    ♦ Automatic mechanical locking system in rail and road positions.
    ♦ Heavy-duty double acting hydraulic cylinders (two cylinder front and rear).
    ♦ Hydraulic operating valves on the front and rear units.
    ♦ PTO pump application is standard.
    ♦ Built-in derail skids.
    ♦ Rail sweeps front and rear.
    ♦ Full track circuit insulation (all four wheels)
    ♦ Grease fittings at all wear points.
    ♦ Corrosion resistant, long life fasteners.
    ♦ Protective bellows over all inner guide tubes.
    ♦ Mechanical steering wheel lock, (hook and loop).
    ♦ Rotating rear railgear unit is standard.

OPTIONAL FEATURES

  • ♦ Optional electric/hydraulic or air brake package with exterior composite brake shoes are available
    ♦ Both rotating and vertical front railgear units are available.
    ♦ Hydraulically or manually operated vehicle front axle lock, to support front tires above the rail.
VEHICLE CLASSIFICATION—MAXIMUM CAPACITY
♦ 39,000 lbs GVWR GAWR (Front) 15,600 lbs GAWR (Rear) 23,400 lbs
INSTALLED WEIGHTS
Total: 2,600 lbs Front: 1300 lbs Rear: 1300 lbs
WHEELS
Material: Cast steel, or Forged steel
Tread: 12” diameter
Flange: 14.25” diameter
Bearings: Heavy-duty tapered roller bearings
Grease cap with vent

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Medium duty vehicles

Rafna model R-450 I Rafna model R-450 HD I Rafna model R-650

Note the Vehicle Model Number and VIN are located on the certification label at the drivers door. *Copy of vehicle specifications or sales sheet is always helpful*

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