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    Hi Dane: I often see mention of natural gas in the spec.? Natural gas has much lower calorific value than that of propane gas. Does natural gas work in place of propane? Regds, Nazmul ------------------------------ Nazmul Hasan Principal Track ...

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    Hello AREMA! I have 3 senior undergraduate students working on a project for the Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC is part of USACE). They are "designing" a field expedient rail repair kit for use by soldiers in austere environments worldwide ...

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    Please join Colorado Rail Professionals for a happy hour! When: 5pm on Tuesday, March 5, 2024 Where: Colorado Mountain Brewery at the Roundhouse (600 S 21st St Suite 180, Colorado Springs, CO 80904) Please RSVP here Join our mailing list ...

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    A lot of switch heaters I had experience with had propane-based heating elements. The biggest disadvantage being that you need both a storage tank and the means to access it to refill it, but they worked well. ------------------------------ Dane Parks ...

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    Rail break gap computation: North America vs. Europe In North America, fastener to rail resistance is used irrespective of track form e.g., ballasted, DF track to compute rail break gap. Tie to ballast resistance is less than fastener to rail resistance. ...

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