Total Friction Management


L.B. Foster is recognized globally as the experts in friction management at the wheel / rail interface due to our broad product portfolio and unmatched industry experience.

What is Total Friction Management™?

Total Friction Management is how L.B. Foster systemically assesses, implements, and validates friction control solutions at railroads around the world.

With the largest portfolio of friction management products and services available in the industry, we will take a holistic view of your operations, challenges, and goals to develop a custom Total Friction Management program just for you.  

Our team will optimize your friction management program with you to provide a customized level of service from basic installations to all-in service programs with guaranteed results. 

It’s a new technology driven L.B. Foster that is delivering incredible friction management solutions to our customers. 


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