Report of the Proceedings of the ... Annual Convention of the Master-Car Builders' Association, Volume 34

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Page 339 - Is tested it must be so placed in the machine that the tup will strike it midway between the ends, and it must be turned over after the first and third blows, and when required, after the fifth blow. After the first blow, the deflection of the axle under test will be measured in the manner specified below. 7. It is desired that the axles, when tested under the drop test as specified above, shall stand the number of blows at the height specified in the following table without rupture and without exceeding...
Page 299 - New York Central, New York, Chicago & St. Louis, New York, New Haven & Hartford, New York, Ontario & Western...
Page 22 - At each annual meeting the president shall appoint a committee of five whose duty it shall be to report at the next annual meeting subjects for investigation and discussion, and if the subjects are approved by the Association, the president shall appoint special committees to report on them.
Page 370 - When the brake has been thus cut out, the cock in the auxiliary reservoir must be opened and left open upon passenger cars, or held open until all the air has escaped from the reservoir upon freight cars. The brake must never be cut out...
Page 334 - ... than one-fourth (^+) of an inch in the throat. The depth of the white iron shall not vary more than one-fourth (^) of an inch around the tread on the rail line in the same wheel.
Page 370 - THE VALVE MUST BE HELD OPEN UNTIL THE TRAIN COMES TO A FULL STOP, AND THEN MUST BE CLOSED AGAIN. This method of stopping the train must not be used except in case of emergency.
Page 336 - When an axle is tested it must be so placed in the machine that the tup will strike it midway between the ends, and it must be turned over after the first and third blows, and when required after the fifth blow. After the first blow the deflection of the axle under test will be measured in the manner specified below. 6. It is desired that the axles when tested as specified above shall stand the number of blows at the heights specified in the following table without rupture, and without exceeding,...
Page 382 - Q. If the reducing valve for the air signal is allowed to become clogged up with dirt, what will the result probably be ? A. The signal pipe might get the full main reservoir pressure, and the whistle will blow when the brakes are released.
Page 330 - Divide the pitrh, or, what is the same thing, the sides of the thread, into eight equal parts ; take off one part from the top and fill in one part in the bottom of the thread ; then the flat top and bottom will equal one-eighth of the pitch, the wearing surface will be three-quarters of tlie pitch, and the diameter of screw at bottom of the thread will be expressed by the formula : in which D = diameter of the screw and JV — the number of threads per inch.
Page 339 - The inspector will proceed to load and ship from the accepted axles as many as may be required to fill the order. If, as the result of inspection and the physical and chemical tests, more axles are accepted than the order calls for, such accepted axles in excess will be stamped by the inspector with his own name, and will then be piled and allowed to remain at the works, subject to further orders from the purchasing agent. On receipt of further orders, axles once accepted will, of course, not be...

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