Securing edge protectors for concrete grade crossing panels having integral elastomeric seals

  • US 5,813,602 A
  • Filed: 07/03/1997
  • Issued: 09/29/1998
  • Est. Priority Date: 07/03/1997
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A railroad grade crossing for extending a roadway across a pair of parallel, spaced apart rails, comprising:

  • (a) at least one concrete panel having at least one longitudinal rail edge adjacent and parallel to at least one of said rails;

    (b) at least one elastomeric seal parallel to said at least one longitudinal rail edge, said at least one seal positioned between one of said rails and said at least one longitudinal rail edge;

    (c) at least one securing edge protector protecting said at least one longitudinal rail edge and simultaneously securing the respective seal in the respective panel;

    (d) said at least one securing edge protector having a surface leg and a securing leg; and

    (e) said securing leg overlapping at least part of an upper surface of a respective seal.

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