Rail Support Products

VIP-Polymers have been supplying track support products to the rail industry for many years.

Manufactured in a variety of natural and synthetic elastomers, VIP-Polymers railpads are designed to withstand the most demanding operating environments. VIP-Polymer railpads offer the following benefits:

  • Dramatically Improved
  • Impact Attenuation
  • Noise Suppression
  • Improved Passenger Comfort
  • Extended Track Life
  • Extended Ballast Life

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VIP-Polymers in a joint initiative with a major world producer of rail track fastening systems analysed and developed a resilient pad concept to protect concrete rail sleepers from damage caused by the dynamic forces of passing trains.

The result was the patented studded railpad.

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Over 90 Million of these rail pads are now used successfully Worldwide, including, Canada, Australia, Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Belgium, France, Georgia, Lithuania, Hong Kong, Japan and Korea.

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The combination of studded design and specially formulated rubber compound, gives the patented rail pads a unique high resilience and abrasion resistance.

Their superiority to those manufactured from other materials has been proven by their ability to reduce dynamic forces by up to 65%, which is a crucial consideration for railway systems worldwide as they adopt higher speeds and greater axle loads.

 

Other Rail Products:

VIP-Polymers also manufacture a range of ancillary rail support products designed to either compliment the benefits of railpads or for applications where further noise suppression and impact attenuation are required.

These products include:

  • Sleeper Boot Pads
  • Sleeper Pads
  • Baseplate Pads
  • Railpads made from Dual Composite Polymers

 

Rail & Support Pads

  • Rail support pads available in rubber and composite materials
  • Rail products suitable for use on concrete sleepers and slab
  • Over 35 years experience in supplying the rail industry

Download Rail & Support Pads info sheet

Jet Aire install VIP-WECO trenchless repair seals

UK based drain specialist Jet Aire have recently completed a contract with Joyce Construction of Corbridge, working on a Sir Robert McAlpine site, to install two 1050mm VIP-WECO internal repair seals. 

For further information, please visit: http://www.vip-polymers.com/jetaire-install-vip-weco-trenchless-repair-seals/

 

 

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