SWITCH COMPONENTS

Ekoslide Switch Point Rollers – Ensuring the Smooth Movement of Switches Without the Need for Lubrication

IAT International, Inc. and Ekoslide s.r.o are partners for the North American market, the Middle East, and other countries. The two companies have been partners since 2007. Manufactured in the Czech Republic, Ekoslide switch point rollers have been in railroads since 1986.

EKOSLIDE s.r.o.’s Ekoslide Switch Point Rollers are an inexpensive tool for improving the dependability and efficiency of switches … while reducing costs associated with lubrication, failure, labor, wear/tear, and long-term maintenance … and being more environmentally-friendly … all at the same time.

Ekoslide is utilized by railroads throughout the USA and Canada, being adopted as a standard turnout component switch for most major railroads. Outside North America, Ekoslide can be found in a variety of railways, locations, and environments throughout the world, including: Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Great Britain, Hungary, Italy, Netherlands, Poland, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine, and more.

The Benefits of Ekoslide:

  • Eliminates the Need for Lubrication
  • Environmentally-Friendly
  • Prevents Switch Failure
  • Stops Traffic Errors
  • Extends the Life of Switch Motors
  • Electricity Savings
  • Improve Safety

The Business Case for Ekoslide:

  • Savings on Lubrication / Lubricant, Tools, Labor, & Clean-Up
  • Savings on Switch Failures / Train Delays & Labor
  • Savings on Switch Motors / Greatly reduces wear & tear on motors
  • Savings on Traffic Errors / Speeds up & improves consistency of throws
  • Savings on Electricity / Decreases power requirements for switches

Why Choose Ekoslide over other rollers?

  • Easily adaptable for new construction and retrofit
  • Almost Maintenance-Free
  • Quick installation without closing rail traffic
  • Easy installation with only wrenches
  • Reduced labor costs
  • No changes of the switch structure
  • No drilling required
  • No lubrication needed
  • Reliable in all climates and condition

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