cost of composite railroad ties

tiereport #2 - railway tie association

concrete cross-ties, where a new generation life cycle cost model, the “selectie” model, part of new construction, based on the costs of a major u.s. class 1 railroad. tie replacement life cycle costs (steel and composite/plastic vs.【Get Price】

what are the benefits of composite railroad ties

atlas ties are made of extremely tough, cross-linked plastic materials that none of our competitors are equipped to handle. because there is no competition for this superior product, our initial cost is lower than other railroad tie manufacturers.【Get Price】

axion receives $925,000 order for composite railroad ties

6 jan 2014 axion says ecotrax composite rail ties were chosen by the existing customer to be used for an annual spot and lifecycle cost savings over traditional ties, particularly in the various climates of the south central region.【Get Price】

a performance-based approach to the -

ogy to develop and test composite railroad ties made from recycled plastic. since the inception of this project because this cost is greater than that of a wood creosoted crosstie, the plastic tie is not viewed as a one-for-one replacement for 【Get Price】

composite rail tie - industrial wood

our rail ties patented technology mixes recycled landfill-bound plastic to create composite rail ties that far exceed because our technology uses extremely tough plastic material that cannot be processed by our competitors, our material cost is lower than others in our industry. by the university of illinois with data collected from various sources including rta and class 1 railroad companies.【Get Price】

summary of current state of practice for composite crossties

5 jun 2014 chemically treated wood. ? manufacture / use of new ties. ? disposal of old ties. ? concerns of lesser quality of present day wood ties. ? rising cost of wood. ? large number of trees needed to meet the demand.【Get Price】

plastic railroad ties - markstaar

plastic and composite railroad ties and recycled plastic railroad ties, available at markstaar are manufactured and produced using 100% recycled plastic industrial building materials. stronger, lighter, and more cost effective – markstaar 【Get Price】

they've been working on the railroad : plastics technology

use of composite marine pilings, which cost three times as much as wooden ones, is growing steadily at 4% to 5% per year, well ahead of competing concrete and wooden pilings. however for, composite railroad ties, which cost only twice as 【Get Price】

ecotrax? railroad ties - composite railroad ties axion

ecotrax? ties offer a lower lifetime cost than traditional materials. installing ecotrax? requires no special tools or training. produced from 100% recycled material, each mile of our ecotrax? ties keeps tons of plastic bottles and waste 【Get Price】

composite railroad ties axion structural innovations recycled

composite railroad ties by axion structural innovations - called ecotrax? composite railroad ties - are manufactured and sold by axion structural requiring virtually no maintenance, they yield a dramatically lower total lifetime cost.【Get Price】

comparative crosstie unit value and costs - railway tie association

17 aug 2006 based on a survey of selected us railroads and suppliers, the following costs have been defined for wood, concrete, steel and plastic (composite) ties. wood concrete 1 concrete 2 plastic steel 1* steel 2*. unit cost. $95.00.【Get Price】

plastic railroad ties - composite railroad ties

this page plastic railroad ties manufacturers processes with composite ties. like our competitors. because no one else is equipped to process it, our material is inexpensive and our plastic railroad ties are more cost effective for you.【Get Price】

plastic composite wood core railroad ties 270lbs near

three of the composite railroad ties surfaces are stamped with a pattern to increase the in-track lateral stability of the rail tie. high costs of maintaining industrial railways, many companies are beginning to replace their old wood railroad ties 【Get Price】

recycled plastic composite railroad crossties - purdue e-pubs

1 jan 2007 chemically-treated wood ties. the plastic composite ties can save millions of trees, reduce greenhouse gases, divert significant amounts of waste plastics from landfills, and reduce railroad track maintenance costs. over 10 【Get Price】

liner curbing - composite railroad ties axion structural

lighter, stronger, and more cost effective – our railroad ties, i-beams, and pilings are changing the way infrastructure is built. produced from recycled material, struxure? liner curbing keeps plastic waste from ending up in oceans and 【Get Price】

composite railroad ties composite ties atlas ties

atlas ties is your source for composite railroad ties. our composite sleepers exceed industry standards and outperform the wood, concrete and our competitor's plastic railroad ties.【Get Price】

recycled plastic composite crossties 2002 nova award

this deterioration every year. environmental restrictions on preservative chemical treatments plus higher costs demonstrated, and patented innovative recycled-plastic composite technologies for use as railroad crossties. first the researchers 【Get Price】

composite railroad ties axion structural innovations recycled

our struxure? brand composite pilings, like all of axion's cost-effective struxure? composite infrastructure products, are engineered using our patented formula – an industrial grade, recycled structural composite (rsc).【Get Price】

integrico composites

at integrico composites, we're committed to building the rail future with the next generation of composite rail ties or “sleepers” made from landfill-bound recyclable plastics. utilizing our unique patented processing technology, our railroad 【Get Price】

recycled plastic ties coming to some u.s. railroads - cnet

2 feb 2011 axion scores a $15 million deal to provide railroad ties made from the same material as the army's plastic because it is lighter than traditional materials, transporting rsc is less expensive and reduces energy costs," axion 【Get Price】

struxure? boardwalks - composite railroad ties axion

composite railroad ties and plastic railroad ties, made by axion structural innovations, inc. (ocbb:axih), are axion's cost-effective struxure? composite building products for commercial boardwalks are engineered using our 【Get Price】

why composite ties - integrico composites

because integrico plastic composite ties outperform all other materials — from initial cost and installation expense, recycled plastic railroad ties have a calculated life over 50 years.<sup>1</sup> integrico's integrities? pay for themselves after the first&nbsp;【Get Price】

performance and safety issues regarding the use of plastic

thousands of plastic composite ties have been installed in track, ranging from mass transit to. class 1 revenue service applications. crossties are replaced each year by the railroads, and considering the volume of plastic needed to make each tie this new hardware would raise the tie unit cost of installing plastic ties.【Get Price】