L.B. Foster Salient Systems
Portable Tribometer Portable Tribometer
  • Portable Tribometer Portable Tribometer
    In the field, Salient's hand-pushed Tribometer is the industry-leading product to spot-check the coefficient of friction at the rail interface.
  • Portable Tribometer Portable Tribometer
    An operator pushes the device at walking speeds to collect readings while a proprietary algorithm reviews the data for accuracy. After measurements are validated, the easily maneuverable, compact device fits securely within a carrying case for travel or storage
  • Portable Tribometer Portable Tribometer
    Conveniently measures the coefficient of friction at any point along rail from the top of the running surface to the lower edge of the gage face.

Portable Tribometer

In the field, Salient's hand-pushed Tribometer is the industry-leading product to spot-check the coefficient of friction at the rail interface.

The Tribometer:

  • Can validate the friction condition and lubrication methods at specific track locations quickly and easily.

  • Is customizable to any track gage.

  • Conveniently measures the coefficient of friction at any point along rail from the top of the running surface to the lower edge of the gage face.

This device is available for purchase or as a complete service with operator.

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