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 elastomer gear with proven reliability over 35 years, one million miles of service life, and over 1.5 million units installed.
|Official rating travel - inches||2.93|
|Official capacity - foot pounds||45,520|
|Gear weight - lbs||270|
|Official maximum capacity - foot pounds||52,640|