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Railroad Friction Products manufactures Cobra high-friction and low-friction composition brake shoes, specialty shoes, and disc brake linings for freight, locomotive and transit vehicles.
 
  Featured Product
 
COBRA® TreadGuard® Brake Shoes cover a lot of ground
 
COBRA TG brake shoes were developed by Railroad Friction Products Corporation to address the problem of wheel removals due to shelling, spalling, and high impacts.

TreadGuard is a value-added brake shoe with a cast iron insert that provides the following benefits for a wide range of freight car and locomotive applications:
 
  • continuously removes minor tread damage
  • minimizes removal of wheels for repair
  • prolongs life cycle of wheels
  • reduces downtime
  • reduces wheel set inventory
  • reduces wheel changeouts
COBRA® TreadGuard Brake Shoes
 
  Announcements
 


Surcharge By Part Number - Effective July 1, 2014


Surcharge Notification - Effective July 1, 2014

 
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Brake Shoe Identification
Install the proper type of shoe on freight cars during brake shoe changeouts.
COBRA® TG
Guard your tread with COBRA® TG brake shoes, an effective way to increase wheel life.
COBRA® LF
for Locomotives

Low Friction composition brake shoes for locomotives - the direct replacement for cast iron shoes.
COBRA® LF
for Freight Cars

Low Friction composition brake shoes - the direct replacement for cast iron.
 
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COBRA® is a registered trademark of Railroad Friction Products Corporation.
TREADGUARD® is a registered trademark of Railroad Friction Products Corporation.