Geneva, Ill.-based freight car component supplier Miner Enterprises, Inc., has announced its release of an updated Installation and Inspection Pocket Guide. The company says the guide, Version 4.0, is available in English or Spanish, and contains information related to the installation and inspection on Miner's TecsPak constant contact side bearings, draft gears, and brake beams.
The side bearings portion of the guide includes information such as selection guides, set-up height, and wear indicators, as well as new and retrofit installation information. The draft gear section features general descriptions of Miner's gears as well as a procedure for determining the gear's serviceability. The area of the guide relating to brake beams also includes a general description of the beams as well as inspection and strut hand change procedure information.
An electronic version of the guide can be obtained from Miner's website; interested parties also can request a free printed version by calling Miner at (630) 232-3000.