oa CSIR Science Scope - Preventing derailments caused by broken rails : opportunities
|Article Title||Preventing derailments caused by broken rails : opportunities|
|© Publisher:||Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)|
|Journal||CSIR Science Scope|
|Publication Date||Feb 2013|
|Pages||24 - 25|
CSIR research conducted in the domain of guided wave ultrasound has supported the development of an Ultrasonic Broken Rail Detector (UBRD) system that reliably detects rail breaks on heavy-duty continuously welded railway lines, preventing derailments that are estimated to cost over R50 million per incident.
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