Insulated Bolted Joints

Insulated bolted joints are a requirement in order to determine the position of a train, in relation to safe signal control purposes. IBJ’s are products that guarantee electrical separation of a rail section.

Thermit (GB) is able to provide, with assistance from our parent company, a wide variety of insulated joints. Each type varies with different properties in relation to situational requirements. These properties are related to the type of force application, installation and manufacture of said device.

The common advantages of Insulated Bolted Joints are:

  • High reliability and durability – in all environments
  • Provide the highest levels of safety in all climates

All Insulated joints are manufactured from steel and polymer composites.

The following Insulated Bolted Joints are available: