Amsted Rail offers your customers a wide range of AAR-approved braking equipment, engineered for optimum performance. Amsted Rail® innovative brake systems are specifically designed to meet the demands and stand up to the rigors of heavy haul service.
The ABU body mounted brake cylinder is interchangeable with existing cylinders. It is lightweight and features fabricated construction. It has a 12-inch stroke and is corrosion resistant for optimum performance.
Available for all freight car types, Amsted Rail®Empty-Load Devices sense whether the car is loaded or empty and proportions brake-cylinder pressure accordingly.
Amsted Rail has the world’s widest product line of AAR-approved hand brakes, including vertical wheel brakes for any type of freight car.
Amsted Rail® offers both conventional and truck mounted automatic slack adjusters to maintain constant piston travel, and minimize brake shoe force loss due to shoe and wheel wear.
The Tank Car Ball Valve is a full port ball valve designed specifically for tank cars. Available in various sizes with threaded NPT ends or threaded to bolted flange design.