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Rail Fish Plates and Fish Bolts

rail fish plates and fish bolts

To ensuring the trains pass through smoothly, rail fish plates are need to be used to connect two railroad tracks. In other words, the quality of rail fish plate determines the safety of train travels. Rail fish plates can be divided into 4 holes and 6 holes, what’s more, there some rail fish plates have no holes which are welded to the track.

To fasten the 4 holes or 6holes rail fish plates, fish bolts are always the first choice. Each pair of fish plates mostly need four or six suits of fish bolts. Besides, flat washer or spring washer is also indispensable part of the rail fastening system.

Rail Fish Plates

rail fish plates

Definition of rail fish plate: to joint two rail tracks together. It is also called rail joint or joint bar. 

Types of rail fish plate: rail fish plate is widely use in the transportation of light rail, heavy rail and crane rail.
Light rail: 8kg, 9kg, 12kg, 15kg, 18kg, 22kg, 24kg and 30kg
Heavy rail: 38kg, 43kg, 50kg and 60kg
Crane rail: QU70, QU80, QU100 and QU120   
Besides, there are many various oversea railway fishplate: BS80A, BS80A, BS75R, UIC60 and UIC54 and UIC series etc.

Normal fish plate: there are 4 holes or 6 holes fish plates to suit 60kg, UIC, 54kg UIC, 52kg UIC, 52kg, 90A, 90R, 80A, 75R, 60R, 115RE, 132RE, 50R rails, etc.

Joggled fish plate: from the rail fish plate design, it is a special forged fish plate with simple structure and gives quick and temporary repair to the welded rail joints, which allows continued movements through the track at a reduced line speed.

Fish Bolts

fish bolts

Definition of fish bolt: to fix the rail fish plate on the rail track. And it is usually made of high-carbon steel.

Features of fish bolt: fish bolt is usually used with rail fish plate; the size of fish bolt must change along with the requirement of rail track; fish bolt must have enough strength to avoid clipping and bending; nylon sleeve is sometimes used to reduce vibration.

Profile of fish bolt: AGICO can provide various international standard fish bolts such as BS, ASTM, DIN, etc.
Standard: GB, DIN, ISO, ANSI/ASTM, B7, BS, JIS, etc.
Grade: 4.8, 6.8, 8.8, 10.9, 12.9.
Size: M12-M24 or upon customer request.
Surface: plain, black, zinc-plated, or according to customers’ requirement.

Types of fish bolt: as a professional fish bolt supplier, button head oval neck fish bolt and diamond neck fish bolt are our most popular products.
Button head oval neck fish bolt

Button head oval neck fish bolt

Diameter Length Weight (Kg)
1/2" 1-3/4" 0.097
1/2" 2" 0.10
1/2" 2-1/4 0.112
5/8 2-1/2 0.183
3/4 3 0.328
3/4 3-1/2 0.339
3/4 4 0.356
7/8 4-1/2 0.559
7/8 5 0.593
1 5 0.8
1 5-1/2 0.839
1 6 0.879
1-1/16 6 0.995
1-1/8 6-1/2 1.186

Diamond neck fish bolt

Diamond neck fish bolt

Diameter Length Weight (Kg)
7/8 4-1/2 0.563
7/8 5-1/2 0.651
1 5-1/4 0.889
1 5-3/4 0.895
Note: All fish bolt dimensions given in inches.

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