As an alternative to wood ties, TieTek™ ties meet the minimum performance requirements as outlined by the American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association (AREMA). The performance requirements established by AREMA are based on Class I freight applications, considered to be the most demanding.
A major factor in the choice of railroads’ use of TieTek™ ties is that the ties have been rigorously tested with successful results by the Transportation Technology Center, Inc. (TTCI) at the Federal Railroad Administration’s Transportation Technology Center in Pueblo, Colorado. (Please visit Our Product for specific test results and additional technical information.)
TieTek™ tie performance has been proven to show: