TecsPak Equipped

M901E / Group J


The TF-880™ TecsPak® friction draft gear is a lightweight, high performance M-901E draft gear, allowing extra payload capacity and greater car design flexibility. The TF-880 utilizes a patented TecsPak elastomer compression spring package and proven friction clutch design to provide superior energy management. With 44% more energy absorption than double-coil spring designs, the TF-880 not only provides greater spring capacity, it can significantly reduce the transfer of damaging force to the car providing maximum railcar protection.

The TF-880 offers unmatched experience and is the only friction elastomer gear with proven reliability over 35 years, two million miles of service life, and over 1.5 million units installed. 

Performance Specification
Official rating travel - inches 2.93
Official capacity - foot pounds 45,520
Gear weight - lbs 270
Official maximum capacity - foot pounds 52,640

Miner TF-880 Draft Gear Milestone