United States Patent 6,662,641, December 16, 2003

Patent title:

METHOD AND DEVICE TO MEASURE THE BRAKE FORCE FOR RAILROAD VEHICLES


The authors

Mr. Romel SCORTEANU from Montreal, CANADA
Mr. Alexandru POPISTAS from Montreal CANADA


Intellectual property

The Smart Shoe family products are:
* invented (Patent and Brand name) designed
* manufactured
* tested and calibrated
entirely by Romell Inc. professional team


FIELD OF THE INVENTION

The present invention relates to a method to measure the brake force for railroad vehicles and it relates also to a portable device to measure the brake force for railroad vehicles according to the above-mentioned method. More specifically the present invention is related to a method to measure the brake force for railroad vehicles without replacing the brake shoe, brake pad or any other component of the braking system and to display the measured value directly in force units