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Turada Railroad Ties

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Mora Railroad Mora Ties Tropical Hardwood Logs used to make Railroad Ties

Turada railroad ties have gained popularity because of their quality, durability, and timely delivery. It is becoming increasingly difficult to get quality tropical hardwood ties. Turada wood, which is also known as Brazilian Mora, is available through us in large quantities and superior quality. Turada is exclusively available from Durable Wood Products Turada is "The Untreated Alternative" for long lasting railroad ties.

Reasons to consider Turada railroad ties:

  • Naturally resistant to insects and decay
  • No treatment required (a very green alternative)
  • Pre-Plating available
  • Crossties & Switch Ties
  • Bridge Ties & Timbers
  • Large Inventory in the USA
  • Environmentally Friendly
  • Sustainably Harvested
  • Test Report Available

Railroad Ties Test Comparison Chart
 

Test/Property

Turada

Red Oak

Max. Bending Stress (psi)

9,055

7,660

Static Bending Modulus (psi)

1,446,276

920,000

Compressive Modulus (psi)

48,696

39,154

Surface Hardness (lbs)

5,200

6,460

Spike Insertion Force (lbs)

13,700

9,700

Spike Withdrawal Force (lbs)

9,900

8,800

Spike Lateral Resistance Force(lbs)

4,880

3,285


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