Austempered Ductile Iron (ADI) in Railroad Wheels

Dr. Paul Sanders and PhD Student Karl Warsinski are working on the development of Austempered Ductile Iron as a potential railroad wheel material. As part of the project, Warsinski has been collaborating with a local railroad to collected data on wheel temperatures during the braking application.

NURail Center
Principal Investigator: 
Dr. Pasi Lautala
Co-Principal Investigator(s): 
Thomas Oommen
Paul G. Sanders
Tim Havens
Hamed Pouryousef
Project Category: 
Rail Transportation Program
1400 Townsend Drive
Houghton, MI. 49931-1295
Phone: 1-906-487-3547
Fax: 1-906-487-2943
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