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OUR SELECTION OF WORLD-CLASS

RAILCAR RETARDERS

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RAILCAR RETARDERS

The purpose of Railcar Retarders is to hold cars into position for loading or unloading product.

Calbrandt manufactures three types of Railcar Retarders:

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BAR RETARDERS

The Bar Retarder is used in applications with no grade but still require the car to be stable.

  • Designed to hold cars in place only.

  • Will not hold against a grade.

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LOW DOG RETARDERS

The Low Dog Retarder is capable of holding up to 60,000 pounds of force

on a downhill grade.

  • Designed to hold cars against a grade.

  • If placed on both sides of railcar, it will hold up to 30,000 pounds per side or 60,000 pounds total.

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AXLE RETARDERS

The Axle retarder is capable of holding up to 60,000 pounds of force on a downhill grade.