The Dog – Rail Tongs
6 Ton Capacity exceeds AREMA specifications.
Bigger machines, bigger track material, stronger tools: We have them!
A strong, yet comparably lightweight rail tong
Two handles for worker safety and convenience
Automatically opens when lowered onto rail head
Cast from high strength alloy steel
Jaw profile designed to handle all rail profiles
Rated for lifting – short sections of rail
5X safety factor
After assembly, each tong is proof tested to 27,000 lbs (2-1/2 times the working load rating)
The average vertical destructive force required to break the rail tong exceeds 100,000 lbs.
Each tong is magnetic particle and pull test certified prior to shipping to maximize worker safety