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Heavy Corrosion attention - Mysore Workshop

Keywords for search(use comma / separator): 
Corrosion, ICF, Coach, Workshop
Location, Zonal Railway/Division/Units where used : 
Central Workshop, Mysore South, South Western Railway
Contact Person: 
Shri A Ramakrishnan, SSE/HCR, Contact no. 9731667492
Where can it be used: 

Coach POH Workshops

Brief description: 

The following practices are being done during the corrosion attention of passenger coaches

  1. Leveling of coach on trestles is being done for checking / measuring the camber loss and twist in bolsters.
  2. Staggering of sole bar joints.
  3. Staggering of  End Body pillar joints.
  4. Minimum length of sole bar has been restricted to 1200mm.
  5. Compulsory renewal of sole bars while headstock attention upto a length of 2700mm and 2500mm on either sides.
  6. Additional strengthening of sole bar joints by providing  strengthening plate.
  7. Thorough checking for cracks done after opening the side panel on sole bars near the bolsters.
  8. Ensuring proper headstock alignment by inspecting headstock with water level according to the required camber and verticality of Outer Headstock with spirit level.
  9. Provision of drain holes in turn under near doorway pillars in order to avoid accumulation of water and dust.
  10. High performance epoxy painting of components done.
  11. Ensuring proper edge preparations.
  12. IS 9606 Qualified Welders are engaged in welding.
  13. Welding consumables are procured from RDSO approved vendors
  14. ISO 3834 qualified welding process.



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