Market - Transportation

Transportation Markets

Transportation applications of our products have included installations in:

  • Rail Wheels and Axles
  • Port Crane Sheaves 
  • Transfer cars
  • Other moving equipment 
While there are many other applications we will work with our customers to ensure they recieve a produce fit for duty within the needs of your projects.

Our product listing of previously produced products is summarized below: 

Industrial wheels typically are single flanged wheels with a large offset hub.
The tread contour typically is tapered. 
Most industrial wheel designs we have made in the past are based against industry standards. 

Industrial Tires are a similar product, but are designed for lighter rail applications and without a hub.
Tires are designed to bolt onto a fixed hub that is attached to an axle or shaft. 

Gear blanks come in a variety of shapes and styles dependent on the customer request. 
Typical gear blanks provide the required geometry required with a standard allotment of stock material to be removed by the customer.
Most gear blanks may also require a forging reduction of material which we can help to target and/or exceed per your needs.  
Gear blanks also has unique material grades that significantly differ from our standard product. We do stock several grades of material to reduce lead times and cost. 

Axles and Shafts may be a relatively new offering from McKees Rocks Forgings, however axles have been produced at our facility under the Standard Forged Products name for years.
Forged in-house, many standard locomotive and rail axles can be provided in rough of finished states. 
Per customer requests "wheelsets" (an axle with installed wheels) can be purchased directly from us. This can help reduce customer lead times and installation.