EP-3000

TIE CHANGER

EP-3000

with power unit

  • Ample power to extract the longest switch tie.

 

  • 18,500 lbs. extraction force guarantees removal of the most stubborn ties in heavy ballast.

 

  • Powered by detachable 10 GPM, 2,000 psi hydraulic power unit.

 

  • Even the toughest 20’ switch ties are replaced quickly and easily.

 

  • Operator has excellent view of work areas.

 

  • Thirty-five and more tie change outs per hour.

 

 

TRANSPORTATION TO WORK SITE

  • Powered from any vehicle with 10 GPM. 2,000 PSI hydraulic power.

 

  • Unique design allows extraction and insertion force to be transmitted directly to the rail through a bracket on the main cylinder. As a result, a simple, light weight tubular frame is adequate.

 

  • Operator can be productive in under an hour. No previous experience required.

 

  • Operator can be productive in under an hour. No previous experience required.

 

 

 

 

EP-3000 powered by truck- Standard track ties are extracted in two 4’ strokes.

By Hi-Rail Crane Truck

 

Weighing only 435 lbs. , the compact EP-3000 is handled easily by the truck crane.

 

The crane operator and his helper load or unload the EP-3000 in about 3 minutes. Fits safely on the truck deck leaving ample space for ties.

 

By pick-up truck

 

The only machine light and compact enough for transportation on a pick-up truck.

 

Equipped with fold down carrying handles for track clearing by small gang forces.

 

Optional set off wheels available.

 

 

EP-3000

Powered from your truck

For a free demonstration, quotation or more information on any of our products please contact us today

EP-3000 SIMPLICITY

1 Hydraulic Hose Drum

Always keeps main cylinder hydraulic hoses tight, safe and out of the way.

2 Jaws

Grips ties quickly and precisely.

 

10,000 lbs. of gripping force prevents slipping.

 

Self-centering tie grips.

 

Raised in seconds to clear way side obsticles.

3 Quick Disconnects

Connects to 10 GPM, 2,000 psi power unit.

 

Connects to truck hydraulic system.

 

Allows operation of Spike. Puller, Spike Driver and Tie Tampers

 

 

 

 

4 Three Station Control Valve

Easy to understand, simple to use

 

In/out – 2 speeds

Up/down

Grip/release

 

 

Specifications

Weight

• 435 lbs. without the power unit

• 250 lbs. power unit

• 685 lbs. including gas power unit

• 725 lbs. with integral diesel power

Dimensions

• Length 96”

• Width 35”

• Height 36”

Power

• 18,500 lbs. extraction force

• 10,000 lbs. insertion force

• 10,000 lbs. gripping force

Hydraulic Power Unit

• 10 GPM or two 5 GPM

• 2,000 PSI nominal pressure

• 18 HP Briggs & Stratton Engine

Wheels

3” diameter

All gauges from 1,000 mm to 1,675 mm (39 3/8 to 66”)

 

 

Frame

• Light weight tubular steel welded construction

Three Station Control Valve

• Located for good view of work

• Controls all operations simply, easy and fast to learn

• In / out

• Up / down

• Grip / Release

Jaws

• Grips ties quickly and precisely

• 1,000 lbs. of gripping force prevents slipping

• Raised in 2 seconds to clear obstacles

Quick Disconnects

• Connects to detachable power unit

• Connects to truck hydraulic system

• Allows operation of Spike Puller, Spike Drive and Tie Tampers

Hydraulic Hose Drum

• Keeps main cylinder hydraulic hoses tight, safe and out of the way

 

TIE CHANGER

Extracts and inserts all ties

 

  • Under joint bars
  • Spot tie work
  • Longest switch ties, even at frogs and switch points

Incomparable portability

 

  • 435 lbs. without power unit
  • 250 lbs. more with power unit

 

 

Tremendous power

 

  • 18,500 lbs. extraction force
  • 10,000 lbs. insertion force
  • 10,000 lbs. gripping force
  • 35 plus tie change outs per hour

 

 

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