September engineering update – the pony truck

Pony Truck – The pony truck main frame has been returned from the manufacturer following final machining.  The side control spring components are having the final machining processes completed at DLW following sending out for coded welding.

Pony truck side control components – Daniela Filová

The spherical side bearers (bronze) and the side bearer cups (steel) have been CNC (Computer Numerical Control) machined to an excellent standard by local company Springfield NE Ltd of Chilton.

Pony truck spherical side bearer – David Elliott

A trial fit of a side bearer cup on the pony truck – David Elliott

The pony truck set up for measurement with bearer cups trial fitted – David Elliott

Machined pony truck spring planks – David Elliott