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    are there any established method to ascertain the thermal stresses in an LWR rail in a non destructive manner (i would rule out releasing the rail fittings over a ling length to measure movement of a free rail). i say an experimental set up once wherein ...

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    Thanks a lot Davis for bringing forth so much information. Particularly appreciate your highlighting that coatings may not only reduce peak hot temperatures, but ALSO have potential for raising cold weather temperatures. In India we have a maximum rail ...

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    Fellow Track Engineers: This is an interesting topic that the AAR Research program published on in 2016. I was involved in the study that looked at three potential technologies for controlling rail temperatures. Technology Digest 16-051, Methods to ...

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    I have seen a lot of white painted rail in Italy and Spain, but cannot offer any references Mike McGinley PE (ret track engineer, ARM) Sent from my iPhone

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    I was hoping to avoid this discussion as I agree with the position that the use of white paint must not be used to compensate for improperly constructed and/or maintained CWR. Particularly in India, having previously personally worked there, maintaining ...

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