#24 Strut Inspection

For brake beam wear limits and cause for renewal please refer to Rule 6 of the Field Manual of the AAR Interchange Rules. Inspection includes but is not limited to checking for:


1. Cracks or missing parts
2. Twisted beam
3. Wear on tension and compression members
4. Loose brake heads (move laterally by hand)
5. Bent or twisted struts
6. Wear on strut pin holes and lever slots
7. Damage or wear on the brake head casting
8. Wear on end extensions
9. Wear on brake beam wear liners

#24 Strut Inspection

For brake beam wear limits and cause for renewal please refer to Rule 6 of the Field Manual of the AAR Interchange Rules. Inspection includes but is not limited to checking for:


1. Cracks or missing parts
2. Twisted beam
3. Wear on tension and compression members
4. Loose brake heads (move laterally by hand)
5. Bent or twisted struts
6. Wear on strut pin holes and lever slots
7. Damage or wear on the brake head casting
8. Wear on end extensions
9. Wear on brake beam wear liners