KDB 600 - Knox Kershaw Inc.
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KDB 600

Technical Specs

LENGTH35’-8” (10.9m)
WIDTH10’-1” (3m)
HEIGHT11’-0” (3.4m)
WEIGHT33,000 lbs. (15T)
WHEELBASE14’-0” (4.3m)
WH. DIAMETER28″ (711mm)

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.

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.