IP Automation reveals railroad tie drilling machine.
Engineering firm IP Automation proudly unveils our latest machining project for the railroad industry. Designed for one of our major railroad customers, our tie drilling and spiking station quickly and safely drills holes in railroad crossties. The automatic machinery includes a vacuum system functional with various wood tie lengths.
IP Automation designs railroad equipment to meet the high demand for efficient production. Our engineering team designed, manufactured and installed the wood tie drilling equipment within five months.
Present United States railroad industry standards average 3,249 ties per mile, or approximately 700,000,000 ties throughout the country. Regardless of developmental specifications, the IP Automation drilling and spiking system efficiently produces wood ties ready for railroad industry use.
Having supported the railroad industry with tooling and fabrication for a number of years, IP Automation’s engineering team designs innovative and reliable railroad maintenance equipment. Our clients include major railroad companies throughout the United States.