Be Proactive, Not Reactive When it Comes to Your Maintenance Repair Operations

Every year, the rail industry spends billions of dollars to improve the national infrastructure. For example, American freight railroads spent $28 billion in 2014, and a projected $29 billion in 2015 on infrastructure and equipment. Although new projects draw the most attention, the majority of spend is on routine maintenance repair operations to ensure continuous…

Keep Your (GROUNDING) Standards High

Connection reliability is critical to the long-term integrity of a grounding and bonding system. Traditional compression grounding systems offer installation efficiencies over exothermic welding systems and are compliant with IEEE Std. 837. The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) developed this standard as a means of qualifying permanently installed grounding connectors. However, under certain…