Rail Grinder – FP-157

The Melvelle Equipment Grinder Diesel engine is modified in-house to operate at high tilt angles and give much greater torque under load than similar sized engines. Prior to despatch Rail Profile Grinders are supplied with a Melvelle Equipment proven fast cut grinding wheel for maximum bite into the rail and a high cutting rate and fully tested. 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.

(Extended axles and Larger Flanged Rollers available for grinding Crane Rail)

Conversion Kit

Rail Grinder conversion kits are available to mount to numerous other brand grinder frames. The kit includes a converted Diesel engine, engine mount adaptor plate, adaptor shaft, pulley wheel and belt. The kit is supplied assembled and tested, ready for installation straight onto the existing frame.

For Grinding Stones please refer to Rail Accessories

Conversion Model – Suit Geismar Grinders







Power (Hp)


Weight (kg)


Diesel – FP-157-CV4F

Electric – FP-157-DC

Hydraulic – FP-157-DD

Yanmar Conversion
Kit – FP-157-CZ-EU

Diesel Profile Grinder

Electric Profile Grinder – Starting procedure

Electric Profile Grinder – Switch off procedure