Found Damage to Your Rail System? Look at Your Wheels

If you’ve noticed problems with your cars traversing across your rails or your crane “racking” while in operation, one obvious place to check is your wheels. It is possible that your wheels have worn, causing damage. Constant use and slight skews in operation causes wear and tear on any flanged rail wheel system. Regular inspections can help thwart downtime for a broken wheel or rail.

Replace your worn flanged rail wheels with new, superior high-grade forged steel ones from Rockett, Inc. We utilize 1045 grade forged steel, manufactured with precision CNC machining, resulting in a long-lasting, durable wheel. Besides our standard wheels, we can develop custom wheels according to your exact specifications for a variety of applications.

Tips to Keep in Mind with Your Flanged Rail Wheels

If an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure, then keeping these tips in mind will save you time, energy, money, and stress down the road:

  1. Inspect your wheels often to check for wear.
  2. As you do your inspections, look at both the wheels and the rail for potential odd wear patterns.
  3. If you notice that the tread has worn down on your wheels, get them replaced as soon as possible.
  4. Replace any railing that has worn down to a flat surface.
  5. Ensure the runway and rail are aligned and always in good condition.

Source Your Flanged Rail Wheel Supply from Rockett, Inc.

You depend on your flanged rail wheels to support massive loads on a daily basis. A broken or worn rail system can cause delays in production and cost your company money. Work with Rockett, Inc. to obtain the best wheels for your application. We keep plenty of standard sizes in stock. For those times when you need a specialized wheel, our team can work with you to design and fabricate the perfect one for your specifications. As an ISO 9001:2015 certified company, we offer a wide range of sizes and customizable options to give you the ideal solution for your manufacturing or industrial needs. We can also assist you with custom machining and industrial powder coating.

Call 601-939-2471 or request a quote online from Rockett Inc., the leading forged steel wheel manufacturer in Mississippi.

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