Vossloh Clip Applicator Remover


Key Features

  • Enclosed dual-operator, climate-controlled cab
  • Two workheads, one over each rail; two guns per workhead, four guns total
  • Install, remove, and de-stress modes
  • John Deere Tier III diesel engine; Cummins Tier III engine available
  • 24 VDC, circuit breaker-protected, electrical system
  • Cobra brake shoes
  • Four-wheel, dual-axle, chain-driven propulsion system
  • Cab-controlled workhead power lock-ups
  • Single, pressure-compensated, hydraulic pump
  • Integrated, positive locking, rail-to-rail turntable
  • Joystick controls
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Adjust to different working conditions

  • Simply move clips on the guide rods to set the socket descend level for different rail heights.
  • Set the workheads to handle different base widths for accurate clip insertion placement.
  • Position inner and outer workhead guns to align for different screw hole patterns.
  • Switch easily between installation, retraction, and de-stressing functions with simple operator controls.
  • Completely remove screws - to perform rail pad maintenance - using an optional hook workhead assembly.
  • Quickly reverse direction on the track using the integrated turntable.

High production levels

Use the dual-workhead mode to efficiently operate both the inside and outside workhead guns simultaneously. In addition, four workhead guns allow you to rapidly install or de-stress all four clips at the same time.

Rail de-stressing functionality

Use the integrated de-stress mode to apply or relieve screw pressure on the clips, in timed intervals, when performing rail stressing activities.

Category Specification Value
General Weight 17,000 lbs
  Length 19’ 9”
  Width 8’ 6”
  Height 10’ 6”
  Wheel base 9’
  Travel speed 25 mph (maximum)
Capacities Fuel tank 39 gallons
  Hydraulic tank 98 gallons
Engine Make/Model John Deere 4045T, Tier II; John Deere 4045TF Tier III or Cummins QSB4.5 Tier III engines available
  Type Turbocharged, inline four-cylinder
Hydraulic System Make/Model Vickers PVM98 series
  Type Vickers manifold
Electrical System Battery 24 Vdc (dual 12V DC batteries), 1150 cold-cranking amps
Axle Drive System Drive and propulsion type Four-wheel, two solid axles, hydraulic chain drive
Brakes Type/Style Spring-applied/hydraulically released, four-wheel Cobra-style


Category Option Type Description
Screw Hooks Workhead assembly Special-purpose workhead assembly for screw insertion/removal
Repair & Maintenance Corner-mounted jackstands Holds the unit above the track to allow under-machine repairs
  Top-off pump Allows quick filling of hydraulic tank
  Filter indicators Shows status of main and return filters
  Electric emergency pump Allows workheads to be moved if engine fails
Other Accessories Gauges and alarms Fuel level site gauge, speedometer, hydraulic reservoir temperature gauge, low hydraulic oil level/high hydraulic oil temperature alarm, turntable warning light and buzzer
  Lighting and mirrors Heated outside mirrors and perimeter lighting package
  Miscellaneous “Danger Live Track” retractable belt, DOT reflective tape, extra parts/operations/maintenance manuals, tow bar with D-handle hitch pins, windshield washer fluid tank and nozzles
  Storage Additional book storage box, track tool box



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