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Kevin B Root, John J Allen Jr, Ronald O Newton: Computer controlled railway brake equipment. Knorr Brake Holding, Barnes & Thornburg, May 2, 1995: US05412572 (30 worldwide citation)

A computerized locomotive control system receiving as inputs electrical signals representing automatic and independent braking control signals and a computer for determining, from said input signals, electrical signals representing desired equalization reservoir pressure, desired independent applica ...


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Kevin B Root, John J Allen Jr, Ronald O Newton: Computer controlled railway brake equipment. Knorr Brake Holding Corporation, Barnes & Thornburg, September 28, 1993: US05249125 (22 worldwide citation)

A computerized locomotive control system receiving as inputs electrical signals representing automatic and independent braking control signals and a computer for determining, from said input signals, electrical signals representing desired equalization reservoir pressure, desired independent applica ...


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Thomas H Engle: Sliding pull up stanchion and method. Knorr Brake Holding Corporation, Barnes & Thornburg, May 12, 1992: US05112172 (17 worldwide citation)

A stanchion is provided with a latch system which is operable from the tractor which positions the trailers such that a gate on the tractor locks and unlocks the latch to appropriately reposition the stanchion during the position of the trailer. The tractor also includes a hook which engages the sta ...


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Robert Gayfer, Zdzislaw Samulak: Single actuator truck mount brake system. Knorr Brake Holding, Barnes & Thornburg, March 28, 1995: US05400874 (16 worldwide citation)

A brake system wherein the single actuator is freely mounted to a first brake beam so as to align its force application axis with the axis of a first force transmitting rod connected at its other end to a transfer lever on a second brake beam. A second force transmitting rod connects the transfer le ...


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Thomas M Bogenschutz: Articulation assembly for rail cars. Knorr Brake Holding Corporation, Barnes & Thornburg, December 21, 1993: US05271335 (16 worldwide citation)

An articulation coupling includes a female coupling having a pair of members each forming a portion of an aperture to receive the male coupling and supported for horizontal movement. A structure, for example, a wedge, is provided for biasing the first female member along the longitudinal axis toward ...


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Thomas H Engle: System for positioning and supporting trailers on railcars. Knorr Brake Holding, Barnes & Thornburg, September 26, 1995: US05452982 (14 worldwide citation)

In a system for positioning supporting trailers on stanchions of a railroad car, an optical system is provided to allow the operator to monitor the relationship of the tractor, trailer, stanchion and actuators on the tractor. The unique system of stanchion position indicia is provided to allow rapid ...


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Kevin B Root, John J Allen Jr, Ronald O Newton: Computer controlled railway brake equipment. Knorr Brake Holding, Barnes & Thornburg, November 29, 1994: US05369587 (14 worldwide citation)

A computerized locomotive control system receiving as inputs electrical signals representing automatic and independent braking control signals and a computer for determining, from said input signals, electrical signals representing desired equalization reservoir pressure, desired independent applica ...


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Thomas H Engle: Method and apparatus for semitrailer transfer. Knorr Brake Holding Corporation, Barnes & Thornburg, September 21, 1993: US05246081 (14 worldwide citation)

Method for loading and unloading semitrailers on a train of flat cars by coupling the semitrailers to power driven stanchions respectively, providing the power driven stanchions with automatic control in the form of proximity sensors for governing movement of the semitrailers in accordance with prox ...


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Thomas H Engle: Automatic graduated/direct release valve. Knorr Brake Holding Corporation, Barnes & Thornburg, January 28, 1992: US05083843 (9 worldwide citation)

A graduated release device which includes a valve, for example a check valve, connecting a control valve port and a brake cylinder port which prevents flow from the brake cylinder port to the control valve port. A graduating section controls the valve to produce graduated release of the brake cylind ...


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Thomas H Engle: Lock and coupler for a railway ramp car having fluid and electrical couplings. Knorr Brake Holding Corporation, Barnes & Thornburg, January 2, 1996: US05480042 (9 worldwide citation)

A retainer is provided for retaining a catch mounted to a first portion of a split ramp car in its unlocked position as a second portion of a ramp car exits a locking area in which it is previously locked. An arm portion of the retainer extends into the locking area and controls the operation of the ...