Passenger Car Building & Repair

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Passenger Car Building & Repair

Dependable, service tested Whiting maintenance equipment is available in a variety of arrangements to speed maintenance and reduce costs and downtime. Electric motor powered multi-hoist units can be arranged to lift single or coupled cars. All units are synchronized and interlocked to maintain minimum elevation variations. Use of the mechanical screw and nut principle allows hoisting and holding at any position within the complete range of the hoist. Whiting offers design and layout services to suit your requirements. In addition to hoisting and holding, all equipment for car and train moving, as well as overhead crane systems are all available from a single source.

Drop Table
Whiting Drop Tables are available in capacities to transfer practically any locomotive truck mechanism from a service track to a release track�quickly and easily.

Car Hoists
Whiting car hoists raise transit vehicles to a convenient height for worker access to the underbody components.

Body Hoists
Standard capacities are seven (7) to fifteen (15) tons.

Body Supports
Whiting Body Supports are similar to Body Hoists but have no motive power capability to raise or lower the car. They provide support for the car body at a fixed height when trucks are being removed.

Truck Repair Hoists
A truck repair hoists primary purpose is to provide maintenance personnel with a convenient access height for the repair of the truck.

Turntables
Whiting turntables are extremely rugged, well balanced, and are suitable for both freight and metro service.

Portable Electric Jacks
Whiting portable jacks can be equipped with a variety of specialized brackets to meet the requirements of dozens of unique lifting operations. Jack capacities range from ten (10) to sixty (60) tons.

Medium/Heavy Duty Cranes
Pre-engineered or Customized crane designs for CMAA classes C, D & E.

Car Progression Systems
Remote control devices operating in a partially enclosed buried track are used to progress one or many cars.

 



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