Railcar Components

TEFCO has for 30 years provided gaskets, machined plastic valve repair kits, seals and parts to the railcar industry at both the oem new car and certified railcar repair facility levels throughout north america.

We manufacture all types of OEM-equal repair kits for virtually all makes of valves including Jamesbury, Midland, Rego, Union Tank Car, ACF, and others. The valve parts we cover include bottom outlet, top-operated bottom outlet, ball type, low profile, vacuum relief and safety types.


Tefco also manufactures standard and custom railcar gaskets in a wide variety of types and materials to cover virtually the entire railcar requirements spectrum. This includes spiral wound gaskets, flat cut gaskets, seat gaskets and molded types such as hatch cover insert gaskets, all of which we stock in our Houston facility.

We are happy to provide when required any custom or specialized handling and packaging services including individual labeling, black bagging, material traceability information, customer-specified color coding, installation documentation, torque tables and customer-specified part numbering.

Please let Tefco quote any of your railcar requirements today.


Some common railcar components we carry are:

  • Bottom Outlet Valve Components
  • Gaskets & Complete Gasket Custom Sets
  • Material Selection and Compatibility Assistance
  • Railcar Hatch Cover Gaskets
  • Replacement PTFE Valve Repair Kits
  • Torque Tables, Complete Installation Documentation