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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 require the car to be stable.

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LOW DOG RETARDERS

The Low Dog Retarder is capable of holding up to 60,000 pounds of force and can hold railcars on a downhill grade.

  • Can hold up to 30,000 pounds per side on loaded cars

  • Can hold up to 7,500 pounds per side on empty cars.

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AXLE RETARDERS

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