Melvelle Equipment Corp Pty Ltd (MEC) supply Rail Grinders to the rail industry. The 157 Rail Grinder is designed to remove grind the head and sides of the rail.
The 157 has the ability to be used on rail sizes from 41kg/m to 68kg/m rail. Rail Grinders come supplied with a proven fast cut grinding wheel for maximum bite into the rail and a high cutting rate. The grinder has wide set rail rollers to achieve the smoothest finish possible. Flange rollers assist in supporting the weight of the grinder when grinding the rail face.
For the FP-157-CV, the Yanmar diesel engine is modified at MEC to operate at high tilt angles and give much greater staying power under load than similar sized petrol engines.