Re: Westinghouse "K"-Series Brake System


Dennis Storzek <dennis@...>
 

On Tue, May 3, 2022 at 04:48 PM, Dave Parker wrote:
I've looked in those same sources and never seen it, and I wonder if the diameter of those rods was even standardized.
They were.



From the 1922 CBC. The D handle wasn't common, note the drawing says "Any other form of handle may be used," normally a downward bend and about 5" of handle was found to be sufficient. .005 wire is available, and phosphor bronze or stainless steel would hold up better than brass.

Dennis Storzek

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