Rail fishplate and rail bolt overview

Jul 13, 2015

Rail fishplate

High quality rail fishplate supplied by AGICO RAIL

Rail fishplate, which is bolted to the ends of two railroad tracks to join them together, is widely used in light rail, heavy rail and crane rail. So if the quality of the railway fish plate is poor, the caused consequence would be unimaginable. As to the fastening system, fish bolt is the other important part and always firstly chosen in the part of fastening. In general, the rail fastening system is consist of fish bolt, flat washer and spring washer. Every two fish plates mostly need four or six suits of fish bolt. 
 

Types of rail fishplate

Rail fishplate is widely use in the transportation of light rail, heavy rail and crane rail.
Light rail: 8kg, 9kg, 12kg, 15kg, 18kg, 22kg, 24kg and 30kg
Heavy rail: 38kg, 43kg, 50kg and 60kg
Crane rail: QU70, QU80, QU100 and QU120   
Besides, there are so many various oversea railway fishplate: BS80A, BS80A, BS75R, UIC60 and UIC54 and UIC series, e.g.

Features of fishplate

  • Convenient to install and handle
  • Not easy to get rusty
 
To meet the different requirements, the joggled fish plate are usually used in recent days. It has a simple structure and can largely reduce the impact of wheels to the connecting sections of the rail tracks and increase the continuity and steadiness of the train when passing through the connecting sections. 

Features of joggled fishplate 

  • Good toughness
  • Difficult to get rusty
  • High level design

Rail bolt

High quality rail bolt supplied by AGICO RAIL

Rail bolt is another important component of railway fastening system. It is always used in the ends of two rail tracks to connect them together with the rail fish plate. With a oval neck, the rail bolt can be prevented from turning when torqued. After heat-treated, the track bolt will be stretch a little, then they should be tightened after initial application. And in general, the rail bolt is used with square nuts and spring washer. The size of rail bolt varies from the different international standards of rail tracks and the common types are Diamond neck track bolt, Track bolt of Russian standard, Button head oval neck track bolt, Fish bolt, Rail bolt NF F50-008, Clip bolt, anchor bolt, T-bolt clamp, Clamp bolt and inserted bolt for Russia and other special bolts such as Frog rail bolts and so on.

Typical rail bots

Button head oval neck track bolt

 
button head oval neck tack bolt Material: Carbon steel
Grade: 8.8 10.9
Size: Dia. M5-M42
Surface: zinc plated
Diamond neck track bolt diomond neck track bolt Material: Q235, 35#, 45#
Grade: 4.6, 5.6, 8.8 10.9
Standard: UIS864-2
Surface: plain (oiled), Oxide black, Zinc, HDG, wax, bitumen, Dacromet, Sherardizing
Rail bolt NF F50-008 rail bolt NF F50-008 Material: Q235, 35#, 45#,, 40Cr
Grade: 4.6, 5.6, 8.8 10.9
Certificate:ISO9001:2008
Surface: plain (oiled),
Oxide black, Zinc, HDG
Clip bolt with BSW thread Clip bolt with BSW thread Material: Q235, 35#, 45#, 40Cr
Grade: 4.6, 5.6, 8.8, 10.9
Certificate:ISO9001:2008
Fish bolt used for rail joints (with railnuts and spring washers) Fish bolt used for rail joints (with railnuts and spring washers) Material: Q235, 35#, 45#,, 40Cr , C45
Grade: 4.8, 8.8, 10.9 Size: 22×135, 24×135, 24×145
Surface: plain (oiled), Oxide black, Zinc, HDG
Types: BS standard, R54 rail in Indonesia, AS1085.4-1999, Russian standard, AREMA standard, etc.
Clip bolt HS26 & HS32 Clip bolt HS26 & HS32 This type of bolt is used to connect base plates and rail clamps together with nuts and washers. Two types of clip bolts are available: with square neck or without neck.
Standard: UIS864-2
Material: Q235, 35#, 45#
Grade: 4.6, 5.6, 8.8
Standard: UIC, GB, BS, DIN and GOST or ISO, etc.
Surface: Plain, black painting or upon customer requirement
For rail types: M20 X 60 30Kg rail, M20 X 75 30Kg rail, M22 X 66 40Kg rail, M22 X 80 48Kg rail, etc.
Clamp bolt and inserted bolt for Russia Clamp bolt and inserted bolt for Russia Material: Q235, 35#, 45#
Grade: 4.6, 5.6, 8.8
Size: M22 ×75, M22 ×175
Surface: Plain, black painting or upon customer requirement
Anchor bolt Anchor bolt We produce rail anchor bolt for concrete sleeper rail fastenings or for crane rail fastening systems.
Material: Q235 Grade: 4.6, 5.6, 8.8
Surface: Plain, black painting or upon customer requirement
Type: L type,J type, I type, curve bolt, or the type by customers’ drawings
T-bolt T-bolt Material: Q235, 45#
Standard:GB37-88
Size: M5-48
Grade: 4.6, 5.6, 8.8, 10.6, 12.9
Surface: Natural or according to customers' requests
Special bolt Special bolt Material: Q235, 35#, 45#
Grade: 4.6, 5.6, 8.8
Surface: Plain, black painting or upon customer requirement
Tunnel bolt Tunnel bolt Type :available by customers drawings and samples .
Surface: plain (oil ) black.zin .HDG etc
Class:4.6.4.8.8.8.10.9.
Types: Square flange bolts with round thread, special curve bolt, spear bolts with special pitches, etc.

Frog Rail Bolts

The most obvious sign of Frog bolt is the square headed. And it also has a variety of lengths and diameters which are depended on the rail section in use and the location of the bolt in the frog.
frog rail bolts

 

Features of Frog Rail Bolts

  • Good dimensional accuracy and stability
  • Good batch traceability
  • High quality and workmanship
  • Reliable

During the process of connecting the rail tracks, both the rail fishplate and rail bolt make up the connection. They all have an important effect on the transportation of railway. So if the quality of the railway fish plate or rail bolt is poor, the caused consequence would be unimaginable. In order to prevent the unsafefactors, we should take a few basic precautions and inspection in the life.

 


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