Can handle over 30 cars (straight/level track) with tall dog configuration
Note: Level track preferred; Grades require use of wheel stops
Reversible indexing at a low cost investment
Good for gravity receiving operations
Excellent for flood loading
Eliminates manual labor
No wire rope
Installs in limited space
Minimal foundation work
Coal, iron ore, wood chips, potash, grain, fertilizer, and a sundry of other bulk materials.
Ports and terminals
Minerals processing plants
Quarries and aggregate plants
Pulp and paper mills
Feed and grain
Anywhere solid or liquid materials are loaded or unloaded for rail transport
How it works ?
The RCM (Reversible chain-driven mover) utilizes a gearbox, driven by an electric or hydraulic drive, to pull a closed loop of chain. The ends of the chain attach to a pusher carriage containing two pusher dogs that capture the side of the frame of a railcar truck.