Base Grinder

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Base Grinders remove excess metal from the weld’s joint base, thus assuring the rail matches the original rail profile allowing the rail to easily pass through the plates.

Features of the Hydraulic Base Grinder


  • Four single-flanged wheels for riding on the track
  • 200mm diameter adjusting wheel rotated by a hydraulic motor to raise and lower the grinding stone
  • Grinding stone tilt and gimbal adjustments on the grinding assembly gets within 38mm of sleeper
  • Grinder assembly on a pivotal central point