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GANTREX TECHNICAL SNIPPET – EPOXY GROUT

Curious about epoxy grout for your crane rail system? Dive into our concise Gantrex Technical Snippet for key insights into this essential component. In our 4-minute video, discover the advantages of epoxy grout, its optimal use cases, and how it outperforms traditional cement grout. With expert commentary, see how epoxy grout ensures smooth operations and……
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GANTREX TECHNICAL SNIPPET – ANCHOR BOLTS

In ou lastest Gantrex Technical Snippet, one of our experts delves into the technicalities of anchor bolts – a critical component in the installation of rail systems. In this concise yet informative video, we explore the three primary types of anchor bolts offered by Gantrex: cast-in-place anchor bolts, post-drilled anchor bolts, and anchor bolt sleeves.…
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Gantrex Technical Snippet – Side Load & Clips Spacing

What does side load passing a clip and how do that a clip spacing? Let's find out! With side loads, there isn't really an ISO standard on how to rate side load capacity of a clip. It is only manufacturers decision on what to put on their datasheets. So we need to take a look……
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Gantrex Technical Snippet – Ground Track Basics

There are two types of ground track systems that we have. One is a continuous and the other is a discontinuous system. But what are the factors that will make you opt for one system or another ? Factors like vertical and lateral loads, rail size or environment as to be taken into account but……
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GANTREX TECHNICAL SNIPPETS: Rail Welding

In this New Gantrex Technical Snippet, we are pleased to share some insights on three popular welding methods: Enclosed arc welding, Aluminothermic welding, and Flush butt welding. Each of these methods has unique benefits and applications, making them valuable tools for rail track installation and maintenance.…
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GANTREX TECHNICAL SNIPPETS: PADS IMPROVEMENTS

Gantrex carried out an in-depth analysis on the causes of pad failures on large STS ground tracks and overhead applications and we found out that rail rocking, and increased dynamic loadsing and the ingress of dirt and water under the pad was were tearing the pad apart. It took us a couple of years of……
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Gantrex Technical Snippets: Rubber Nose

It is important to select the right clip for your application to ensure the clip can transfer all the lateral forces that are applied on it. It is even more important to accurately select the right clip upper component and nose height combination to mitigate the effects of the Bow-Wave while applying the correct force……
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Gantrex Technical Snippets: The Benefits of Gantrex Pads

Using Gantrex patented pads underneath a crane rail delivers real performance benefits There’s lots of reasons to use a Gantrex pad under the crane rail. For example, if the rail sits directly on the steel plate you’ll have a lot of high stress concentration and high stress point contacts between the steel and the rail.……
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GANTREX TECHNICAL SNIPPETS: BOLTABLE VS. WELDABLE CLIPS

So what is the difference between a boltable and the weldable clip? Let's find out with our expert, Steve Nikolayev, in our latest Gantrex Technical Snippet.…
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We appreciate the professional competence of Gantrex, as well as the customer and solution focused attitude of the Gantrex employees. In case of difficulties, there is always a contact partner ready to help us.

TAMÁS FARKAS, PROJECT MANAGER @ Δ MIAS GROUP

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Gantrex and Mark have helped me many times over the years and I would not think of recommending any one else.

DANIEL E. OSTREM STRUCTURAL ENGINEER @ ALLIANCE ENGINEERING

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I would like to express our appreciation for the great job Gantrex has done. The project went very well due to the effort and commitment of all your crew. Please pass this message on to everyone involved.

The replacement of the Short Rail Systems has been a very successful project from the beginning to the end

BIRGILIO JIMÉNEZ, GLOBAL CONTAINER TERMINAL CANADA

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We have been working with Gantrex material on GCT project. Gantrex material is way better…way better, can’t compare! It is all good material and easy to work with.

JOHN LEEMA SUPERINTENDENT, GLOBAL CONTAINER TERMINAL CANADA

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