Steel sleepers also have different installation costs than concrete or wooden sleepers. It is more durable and its lifespan is about 35 years. Steel sleepers are less damaged during handling and transportation. It is not vulnerable to pests, it is not susceptible to fire. In addition, its scrap value is very good, and it is the sleeper material commonly used in real trains at present.
We recommend you plastic sleepers for ballastless bridges and viaduct structures, which are beneficial to reduce dead loads. They are very popular abroad and are very suitable for partners who often change business locations. you can recycle and reuse them after your train fails to use them. Its corrosion resistance is several times higher than that of wooden sleepers, its service life is longer, and it has good weather resistance. In addition, plastic sleepers have good vibration absorption for noise, high crush resistance, and strong chemical resistance, and can also resist ultraviolet rays, moisture, and water. In the range of 40~70°C, the sleeper material is not affected by temperature and moisture.
Concrete sleepers for trains with track rides have the advantage of longer life and easy availability. And the ability of concrete sleepers to bear greater weight and allow trains to travel at faster speeds. This kind of sleeper, which is heavier than wood, ensures that the gauge of the track remains constant. In addition, due to the weight and longevity of concrete, it requires less maintenance than wooden sleepers and can stay in the correct position for a long time. You should place concrete on a well-drained subgrade to develop its properties, it is very significant for your train moving safely.