Straightening Press (Rail Welding Line)
(Pre-straightening & Post-straightening Presses) The presses are suitable for rail upto 170-mm flange and 190 mm height and rail upto 78-kg/m grade UIC-860 conforming to IRS sections. The presses are capable of straightening bends or kinks in both horizontal and vertical planes, which normally occur during handling and transportation or during flash butt welding of rails to form panels. The pre-straightening press is provided as a stationary press, whereas the post-straightening press is mobile. The mobile press is self-propelled for positioning on the rail panel to be straightened. It runs on a rail track, provided by the consignee.