KDB 600

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The ideal machine for final track dressing.

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Side mounted ridge plows to fold out of the way of uneven ties.

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Front broom has a V-style stone deflector that is raised and lowered hydraulically.

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Reversible rear broom uses 228 solid rubber elements to sweep the track.

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Cab controls laid out to be ergonomic and efficient.

Technical Specs

  • Length
    35’-8” (10.9m)
  • Width
    10’-1” (3m)
  • Height
    11’-0” (3.4m)
  • Weight
    33,000 lbs. (15T)
  • Wheelbase
    14’-0” (4.3m)
  • Wh. diameter
    28" (711mm)
  • Specification Sheet PDF

Machine Description

The KDB 600 double broom is used as the last machine in the surfacing consist for the final track dressing. Each broom is hydraulically driven and equipped with 228 solid rubber elements. The patented side mounted ridge plows are spring loaded to fold out of the way of uneven ties. A skid assembly allows ridge plows to be held even with the track surface at all times, making for an efficient and consistent job.

Power Unit
Cummins QSB 6.7, Tier 3 diesel, water cooled engine rated at 240HP with Funk Double Pump Drive. Rockwell RU-23-145 Series, both axles are driven through a transmission giving four wheel drive. Wheels can be insulated or non-insulated. Air applied brakes with cobra shoes. Spring applied parking brakes on all four wheels. Funk four speed transmission. Standard turntable.
Cab:
The highly functional cab features well laid out controls and safety glass windows. It is temperature controlled and sound insulated. For the safety of the operator, a comfortable seat, seat belt, electric wiper, air horn, rear view windows, west coast mirrors, travel lights, and four side work lights are standard.
Front Broom:
Hydraulically driven front broom equipped with 228 solid rubber elements measuring 2” diameter by 18” long. A patented 45° V-style stone deflector that is raised and lowered hydraulically for easy and efficient element replacement comes standard.
Ridge Plows:
Patented side mounted ridge plows are spring loaded to fold out of the way of uneven ties. A skid assembly allows ridge plows to be held even with the track surface at all times.
Rear Broom:
The reversible rear broom is hydraulically driven and equipped with 228 solid rubber elements measuring 2” diameter by 18” long. The shroud is fabricated from T1 steel for durability. The rear plate can be raised hydraulically for easy element replacement. Reversing the rotation allows the operator to sweep away from the switches.