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Freeze Resistant Nozzle

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000006110D
Publication Date: 2001-Dec-04

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A freeze-resistant nozzle for use in a traction system including an inlet end for receiving traction material and a discharge end for evacuating the traction material. A discharge orifice is provided in at the discharge end and directs the traction material to a wheel-rail contact region. A flange is attached to the discharge end adjacent the discharge orifice for diverting water away from the discharge orifice.