Manufactures rail friction management systems, wayside rail lubricators, on-board lubricators, locomotive on-board top-of-rail application systems, hi-rail lubricators (flange and top-of-rail roller type application nozzles). Trackside friction management systems (gauge face and top-of-rail), Total Friction Management[TM] consulting, equipment, assessment and implementation services. Equipment and systems for locomotive and freight car maintenance. Top-of-rail friction modifiers. Rail curve-lubricants and other railroad-related lubricants including soy-based biotech biodegradable, environment
Innovative, patented friction control solutions applied at the wheel/rail interface to reduce costs and improve performance. A line of friction control solutions for transit and freight rail applications that extend rail and wheel life, improve fuel efficiency, as well as reduce noise, lateral forces, short pitch corrugations and green house gas emissions. The Top-of-Rail (TOR) Friction Control liquids and solid stick gauge face lubricants can be applied through a variety of delivery systems offered by L. B. Foster, including Trackside TOR (liquid), Locomotive On-Board (liquid and solid stick)
As the developer of innovative, real-time detection systems for the rail freight and transit industries, L. B. Foster provides the rail industry with a comprehensive system of hardware and software solutions. These systems assess infrastructure and rolling stock through real-time monitoring to lower the risk of catastrophic derailments and to promote timely, cost-effective preventative maintenance. IntelliTrack® solutions are cutting edge technologies that offer the power of information to the entire rail industry. Wayside systems include Wheel Impact Load Detectors (WILD[TM]), Truck Performan
ORX manufactures and repairs all types of railroad wheel set assemblies and axles for freight, locomotive, transit, and industrial customers, as well as engineering and design services. Manufacturing is carried out in a modern 140,000 sq. ft. facility located in central Pennsylvania. ORX has supplied quality products to the railroad industry for 31 years. Other services: wheel shop service.