Rail Pad FC128

Trackelast FC128 is a black Ethylene Vinyl Acetate (EVA) rail pad material. It is a very tough and durable product, suited to operating temperatures in the range -40°C to +60°C. It is normally supplied in thicknesses of 5, 7.5 and 10mm.

FC128 is a rail seat pad designed for fitting between the rail and sleeper or baseplate. It can also be used as a baseplate pad. It can be supplied with retaining lips to prevent dislodging when in service as a rail pad.


Physical Properties

Test Method Conditions Data Units
Hardness ISO 48 >94 oIRHD
Density ISO 2781 0.93 g/cm3
Tensile Strength ISO 37 >9.5 MPa
Elongation at Break ISO 37 >550 %
Abrasion Resistance Taber 3000 cycles, 100g H22 wheels 0.07 g loss
Abrasion Resistance Taber 3000 cycles, 100g H22 wheels 0.07 mm loss
Electrical Resistance BS 903pt. C2 500v dc >3 x 105 Ω
Electrical Resistance RT/CE/S/052 500v ac, 2000Hz >3 x 105 Ω
Static Stiffness 20-80 kN on 140 x 176 x 5mm 785 ± 15% kN/mm
Impact Attenuation RT/CE/S/052 Type C
Coefficient of Friction Against Steel 0.31 - 0.35

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