System and method for monitoring railcar performance

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 9981673
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15158018

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A system for monitoring operation of a railcar having one or more sensing units, mounted on the railcar, for monitoring operating parameters and or conditions of the railcar, and a communication management unit, in wireless communication with the sensing units, wherein the system can make a determination of an alarm condition based on data collected the sensing units. A temperature sensor device for use in such a system is also provided.

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AMSTED RAIL COMPANY INC311 SOUTH WACKER CHICAGO IL 60606

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LeFebvre, William D West Chester, US 4 16
Martin, Andrew H West Chester, US 6 54
Wilson, Brent M Edwardsville, US 2 6

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