Friction Management


Transit Solutions

L.B. Foster is the market leader in the application of Total Friction Management® solutions for the Transit industry.

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Trackside Gauge Face Lubrication for Transit

L.B. Foster has the most extensive and advanced portfolio of gauge face greases and application systems specifically designed for the transit environment.

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On-Board Wheel Flange Lubrication for Transit

With over 25 years of proven performance in the field, L.B. Foster’s LCF is the best-selling solid stick flange lubrication system in the world today.

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Trackside Top-of-Rail Friction Management for Transit

L.B. Foster has leveraged their wheel / rail interface expertise to develop KELTRACK® Transit EX and KELTRACK Trackside Transit specifically for the transit market.

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On-Board Wheel Tread Friction Management for Transit

With over 25 years of proven performance in the field, L.B. Foster’s HPF and SFM are the best-selling solid stick wheel tread / TOR friction modifier systems in the world today.

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Traction Enhancement

Our Traction Gel Applicator (TGA) applies ALLEVIATE® traction enhancing material directly to the top of running rails at locations where there is potential for low...

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Taking a look at how remote monitoring technology can help railroads maximize the benefits of their FM programs which simultaneously...

Leveraging IoT Technology to Optimize FM in Heavy Haul Track

RPM2.0, L.B. Foster’s next generation Remote Performance Monitoring (RPM) interface for trackside wheel/rail Friction Management...

RPM2.0 From L.B. Foster Is Here to Optimize Your Friction Management Program