Hopper Car

Air Slide

Air Slide

These cars may no longer be manufactured, but you can find common replacement items for them here at Salco. Hatch covers, gaskets, handwheels, air inlet caps and valve cover plates are in stock and ready for immediate shipment.

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Carbon Black

Carbon Black

Salco's tough and durable carbon black hatch covers are designed to withstand even the most severe weather conditions, available in 8", 16" and 20" sizes. As a channel partner with R&M Energy, Salco can also provide the bottom outlet butterfly valve assembly. *(Available with or without the gate weldment)

Most items are sold as an assembly, but individual components can be purchased.

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Plastic Pellet / Resin

Plastic Pellet / Resin

As the original designer behind the most risk-free way to vent a hopper car, Salco takes pride in its vented hatch cover. As there have been millions of our covers in service over the past 20 years, the material quality and flawless design speak for itself. With conversion arrangements available for every major carbuilder, Salco can without a doubt meet your vented and non vented hatch cover needs.

But we don't stop there. Salco can also supply OEM bottom outlet gates as well as our own 5131 and Pullman micromatic conversion designs. If your gates are operable, but just need ""freshening up"", our Houston, TX Service Center provides a comprehensive 8 step reconditioning process to have them looking good as new!

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Pressure Differential

Pressure Differential

Salco keeps over 90% of our pressure differential car components in stock. This is part of our commitment for immediate and on time shipment of stock items. Our inventory contains components for all makes and models of pressure differential cars. Aerator pads, hatch covers, cam lever assemblies and Y-pipes are just a small handful of the hundreds of available items.

Contact Customer Support to request our popular laminated reference charts to help you easily identify the part you need, or simply click on the PDF files on the right side bar of each car manufacturer page to view them online!

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