Passenger Wheel Set Assembly


This standard provides the minimum requirements for the assembly of rail vehicle wheel sets. It also addresses training requirements, safety implications and the technical rationale for certain practices..

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APTA PR-M-S-019-17 06/09/2017 Published Current


axle, interference, press fit, wheel, wheel assembly, wheel set geometry


This document establishes a standard for minimum requirements for passenger wheel set assembly. It combines industry best practices and establishes limits and ranges on certain parameters associated with wheel set assembly.

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