Railroad Related Items
Railcar Derail Systems
SaberTooth™ Portable Derails
Railcar Derailing Protection When and Where You Need It.
One-way and two-way derailing for industrial siding and approaches to buildings. The portable derails stand 2.75 inches above top of rail to meet current railroad locomotive clearance requirements. SaberTooth derails have been tested at the Transportation Tech Center, Pueblo, Colorado. One-way derail derailed a 6-axle locomotive at 6.2 mph. Our two-way derail derailed a 100 ton loaded hopper car at 5.1mph.
Tie-Biting Hook prevents derail from sliding in the event a tie brace notch slips off tie plate. Hook remains trapped between two ties during derailing. Tool-Free Installation Four stainless steel thumbscrews eliminate the need for wrenches. No damage to rail surfaces.
DR-5 Double-End Type
Derails in both directions. Dual step bars butt against ties to secure derail. Set screw adjusts derail fit to various rail size. Clamp assembly accepts customer's padlock. 50 lbs. Fits Rails 100-136#/yd. Sign & holder included.
Not recommended for mainline locomotives or travel speeds above 4 mph
Blue sign and holder are included with derail. (Red or orange signs are available.) Rails 90# and up, wooden ties, tie spacing: 18-24 in. For freight cars and all sizes of locomotives. Weight 35 lbs.
#4014-06-S Left throw
#4014-07-S Right throw
How to Choose a Derail
Derail is installed on left rail.
Use: DR-1 | 4014-01
DR-3 | 4014-06
DR-5 | 4014-09
Derail is installed on right rail.
Use: DR-1 | 4014-02
DR-3 | 4014-07
DR-5 | 4014-09
Use Double-End Derails
DR-2 | 4014-03 OR DR-5 | 4014-09
Permanent Hinged Derail
DR-1 (One Way)
For rails up to 7-1/2" tall. Derail block is lifted and swung over top of rail. In the "off" position, block lies between the rails.
Can be padlocked "on" or "off" position. (Padlock not included). Sized to fit a specific rail size. Prices included blue sign and holder.
DR-2 (Two Way)
#4014-01 DR-1 One-Way Left Throw .....156 Lbs.
#4014-02 DR-1 One-Way Right Throw....160 Lbs.
#4014-03 *DR-2 Two-Way Derail.............156 Lbs.
*Not recommended for mainline locomotives or speeds above 4 mph
Permanent Sliding Derail
Derails in both directions. From a standing position, the worker can move derail to "on" or "off" position. Only 29 lbs. of handle effort is needed to position derail. Waist-high operating stand requires two 14 foot ties to meet railroad clearance requirements. For rails 40 lbs. and heavier. Operating stand is made to fit a specific rail size. Blue derail sign included in package. Derail can be padlocked using customer's padlock. Not recommended for mainline locomotives or travel speeds above 4 mph.
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