Technical Specifications

The IntegriTies™ Difference

IntegriCo’s manufacturing and quality control experts thoroughly inspect and test each delivery of incoming plastic. The plastic mixture is then fed into our patented equipment for processing and delivered into molds. Once removed from the mold, we inspect, measure, and test each tie to verify compliance with quality specifications.  IntegriCo’s site and process are AAR M-1003 compliant and we use Statistical Process Control (SPC) to ensure that quality is integrated into the design and process of all our rail ties. We continually test our products to ensure the highest quality and superior performance.

IntegriCo’s IntegriTies™ have successfully undergone extensive independent performance testing at independent testing facilities including the American Railway Association’s world recognized Transportation Technology Center, Inc. (TTCI), in Pueblo, Colorado.

Technical Specifications

IntegriCo Composites’ IntegriTies™ meet or exceeds all technical properties recommended by the American Railway Engineers Maintenance-of-way Association (AREMA) Committee 30 for composite cross ties.

Specifications for IntegriTies™ can be furnished upon request. Custom lengths and surfaces available. Call IntegriCo Composites’ Sales today to discuss your project at (503) 313-4308.

Property IntegriCo’s IntegriTies™ AREMA Standards
Appearance Matte Black|Dark Gray n/a
Dimensions (in X in X in) 7 X 9 X (102 or 108) 7 X 9 X (102 or 108)
Weight (lbs) 250-270 185-320
Surface Hardness (lb/.25″ind) 5,500 n/a
Density (lbs/ft3) 68-70 n/a
Modulus of Elasticity, MOE(psi) 240,000 170,000
Modules of Rupture, MOR(psi) 2,700 2000
Compressive MOE(psi) 38,000 n/a
Rail Seat Compression (psi) 2,300 900
Spike Insertion (lbs) 6,800 n/a
Spike Pullout (lbs) 3,200 1,900
Screw Spike Pullout (lbs) 16,500 n/a
Spike Lateral Resistance (lbs) 2,500 n/a
CTE (in/in/F) 4×10-5 7.5×10-5
Composition 100% Recycled Plastic n/a
Life Expectancy 50 Years n/a

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