Track maintenance tools: Hydraulic rail straightener GR-12

Hydraulic rail straightener GR-12 is designed for straightening of rails and railroad switches laid on wooden and concrete sleepers during repair and routine track maintenance.

Track maintenance tools: Hydraulic rail straightener GR-12
Track maintenance tools: Hydraulic rail straightener GR-12
Technical specification Hydraulic rail straightener GR-12 
Max. straightening force8 tf
Working fluid pressure285 kg/cm2
Force on the handleless than 15 kgf
Piston stroke100 mm
Dimensions (H x W x L) 352 x 170 x 554 mm
Total weight18 kg

The operating procedure of the rail straightener:

  • Before using the rail straightener, remove it from long-term storage if needed and check its completion.
  • Check the oil and its level in the rail straightener reservoir . If necessary, fill in the new clear oil through the filler plug.
  • Bleed the air from closed cavities by pumping the straightener with the open drain valve
  • Check the rail straightener operation in the idle
  • To straighten the railway track, bring the gripper up to the stop against the rail base.
  • Move the track to the required position by moving the handle. The outlet valve must be turned all the way down.
  • Release the straightener from the load by turning the drain valve counterclockwise.
  • Your safety is your personal responsibility. Always follow the correct procedures.

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