What Do You Know About Rail Pad?

rail pads

Rail pad, also known as rail rubber pad, is a necessary part of railway track fasteners. Generally, rail pad is installed between steel rail and concrete railway sleeper. The rail pad is mainly used to reduce the high speed vibration and impact produced by the vehicle during running. Rail pad protect the rail base and railway sleepers, electrically insulating the signal system. Because long-term explosion in the sir, the rail rubber pad is usually required to have properties of ageing resistant, cold-resistant,  heat-resisting. The rail pad for subway also requires good damping performance and low noise.