Figure 8-29. Slack adjuster, automatic type, assembly view.
Section V. SINGLE-CAPACITY FREIGHT CAR 'BRAKE EQUIPMENT (K)
a. General. The type K triple valve illustrated and
railroads. However, much US Army-owned rolling stock
used within CONUS installations and in oversea areas is
described in this manual, formerly standard for the
equipped with K brake equipment, so its features are
single cylinder form of freight car brake equipment,
discussed herein for the information of TRS
possesses the features of quick action, quick service,
maintenance personnel who may be unfamiliar with this
uniform release, and uniform recharge. The K brake
type of freight car brake.
equipment has been replaced in CONUS by the AB type
and is no longer accepted in interchange service by US