Barber LifeGuard™ Wedge

Wabtec Freight Car Products Barber LifeGuard™ Wedge

Standard Car Truck pioneered the design of variably damped, Barber suspension systems and offers friction wedges to provide optimum damping and wear performance when used in Barber type suspensions.

  • Interchangeable with Barber Truck designs S-2-A, S-2-B, S-2-C, S-2-D, S-2-HD, and S-2-HD-9C as a replacement to the traditional single piece wedge 
  • Polymer faced wedge significantly reduces bolster pocket wear from both the slope surface and side walls to prolong pocket life

The highest deformation temperature of any polymer material, 350°