McConway and Torley passes the AAR M-216 Fatigue Test

McConway and Torley Becomes the first foundry in the world to pass the AAR M-216 Fatigue Test for an “F51” Knuckle on first attempt

McConway and Torley is proud to announce that the AAR Coupling System and Truck Castings Committee has approved McConway and Torley’s F51AEV Knuckle per the AARM-216 knuckle fatigue test. In passing this test, McConway and Torley becomes the first foundry in the world to pass the test on our first attempt and did so with flying colors without cracking or breaking a single knuckle.

This achievement further highlights McConway and Torley’s dedication to its core strengths of craftmanship and innovation. The ingenuity and expertise of McConway and Torley’s engineering staff is unsurpassed in the industry and its innovations, new product developments and product improvements provide tremendous value to our customers and the rail industry as a whole.

McConway and Torley also provides a reliable North American supply chain as it produces its couplers, knuckles and yokes in Pittsburgh, PA, USA. No other company in the world has more experience manufacturing freight car castings and supporting the rail industry.

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