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oa CSIR Science Scope - Preventing derailments caused by broken rails : opportunities

 

Abstract

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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2013-02-01
2016-12-03
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