crosstie


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crosstie

[′krȯs‚tī]
(engineering)
A timber or metal sill placed transversely under the rails of a railroad, tramway, or mine-car track.
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Also, treating volumes in the prior year period were impacted by some customers shifting from a treatment-service only model to purchasing fully treated crossties. The Performance Chemicals (PC) business results benefited from higher sales and a favorable product mix, partially offset by higher raw material costs.
One can still browse the CrossOver database to find CrossTie profiles for applications that are not included with CrossOver.
Carbon compounds supplier Koppers Holdings Inc (NYSE:KOP) revealed on Thursday the receipt of a purchase order for the supply of treated railroad crossties in South America.
Define the necessary mechanical properties and performance requirements of plastic/composite ties based on the dimensions and physical and mechanical properties of a conventional wooden crosstie.
TieTek LLC, a subsidiary of North American Technologies Group Inc., hosted an open house in late May to celebrate the opening of its new Marshall, Texas, composite crosstie manufacturing facility.
Crosstie sales in January increased by 62% compared to December 2011 levels, a "surprisingly strong message from tie buyers," according to the Railway Tie Association.
Screw two sheets of plywood to the decking and use the dimensions in Figure J to chalk lines indicating the top of the rafters and the bottom of the 2x6 crosstie. Cut triangular blocks and screw them to the plywood to hold the rafters in alignment as you assemble the trusses (Photo 5).
The decline in the large mill was partially offset by the construction of a green mill and a crosstie mill.
Railway Tie Association Crosstie production posts decline as purchases rise, RTA says.
RTA: Tax credit propels increase in crosstie sales The Railway Tie Association said more than 16.1 million of small crosstie purchases have been made by Class I railroads this year.
Special events spring up in Cleveland throughout the year: a festival held each March at the Expo Center salutes the community's sizeable Italian presence; visitors to April's Crosstie Arts & Jazz Festival can purchase fine arts for their collection or soak up sounds of live entertainment; the foodie set might consider a fall visit to sample one of 300 rice dishes at September's Delta Rice Tasting Luncheon or dive into Octoberfest, when seasoned barbecue chefs pit their pit-fired rib racks and grilled meats for prizes and glory.
Before you remove the braces, screw a crosstie to the backside of the front set of rafters (Figure A).