Development of hook and eye fittings for registrations arms on the UK rail network

Greg Jones, Simon Barrans, Harvey Kangley, Mark Newton

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Associated Utility Supplies (AUS) Ltd conducted a design and development project which investigated the current failure modes of hook and eye fittings, the projected resulted in a new design with improved product life, wear resistance, performance, and reliability. Test results demonstrated that the new design exceeded the loading requirements defined by the technical authority and this project has resulted in a live trial on the UK rail network.
Original languageEnglish
Article number4.4
Number of pages5
JournalCivil-Comp Conferences
Publication statusPublished - 22 Aug 2022
Event5th International Conference on Railway Technology: Research, Development and Maintenance - Montpellier, France
Duration: 22 Aug 202225 Aug 2022
Conference number: 5

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