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Locomotive Diesel Starting Batteries

LOCOMOTIVE DIESEL STARTING BATTERIES

Orizen batteries introduces you to its new range of diesel locomotive batteries.

The diesel starting railway batteries are exclusively built for railway industries to provide smooth functioning of trains. They have a unique application which differs from small internal combustion volumes such as trucks or cars. These batteries provide the power to start giant engines of trains as well as to run electronics in the locomotive. Diesel starting railway batteries offers special qualities and is exclusively designed for railway industries to provide benefits like; improving the battery’s life-span and contains low antimony count which calls for low maintenance.

The new diesel locomotive starting batteries have the following:

FEATURES & BENEFITS:

FEATURES

BENEFITS

Bolt-on inter cell connectors

Reduced maintenance Improved safety: no more lead burning required

Insulated connectors

Improved safety: reduced risk of short circuits

Twin copper inserted posts

Low resistance, high power output

Easily removable cells

Easy maintenance: unbolt and simply replace faulty cells

Robust plastic design

Lighter weight: improved energy density

Available in three capacities

Flexibility in meeting different utility requirements

Thick tubular plates

Long life design
Abuse resistant: operates in harsh environments

TABLE OF CAPACITIES:

1.260 SG acid @ 30 C

Cell Type

8 hour rate

5 hour rate

3 hour rate

No. of Positive Plates

A/h

A/h

A/h

MS280

280

250

220

5

MS390

390

350

300

7

MS420

420

375

330

8

Cut-off Voltage (VPC)

1.75

1.70

1.67

Acid Head Over Plates (ml)

730

1.010

1.090

Sediment Height (mm)

25

25

25

NB In compliance with DIN specification 43539 (part 3),"Vehicle Traction Batteries", and SABS IEC 254-I,"Lead-Acid Traction Batteries", these batteries are tested at the five hour rate to an end voltage of 1.70 volts.

TABLE OF DIMENSIONS AND MASS:

Cell Type

Overall Dimensions

Approx. mass

Length
mm

Width
mm

Height
mm

Dry
kg

Wet
kg

MS280

707

170

458

88

114

MS390

707

170

458

111

133

MS420

707

198

458

119

157

SCHEMATIC OF PARTS:

REF

DESCRIPTION

MS280

MS390

MS420

1

Battery Case

LA0180

LA0180

LA0185

2

Individual Cell - Dry
Individual Cell -Wet

31020P-D-NB
31020P-W-NB

31040P-D-NB
31040P-W-NB

31018P-D-NB
31018P-W-NB

3

Inter cell Bolt-on Flexible Connector

L01756

L01756

L01757

4

Vent Plug

LM2031

LM2031

LM2031

5

Terminal - Neg
Terminal - Pos

LW2154
LW2153

LW2154
LW2153

LW2145
LW2145

6

Bolt-on Cap Screw
Complete Assembly - Dry
Complete Assembly - Wet
Bolt-on to Burn-on Connector
Hydrometer

L01729
31019P-D-NB
31019P-W-NB
L02041
101790

L01729
31039P-D-NB
31039P-W-NB
L02041
101790

L01729
31079P-D-NB
31079P-W-NB
L02041
101790

PRODUCT DRAWING - MS280/390:

TYPICAL PERFORMANCE CURVES:

per Positive Plate (Data relative to capacity at the five hour rate)

DIESEL LOCOMOTIVE STARTING BATTERIES:

BUILT WITH THICKER POSITIVE PLATES

  • For sheer starting ability this new Orizen diesel battery has never been matched
  • Service facilities provided throughout the country
  • Extra assurance that you can start your diesels - and have plenty of reserve battery capacity left
  • Longer starting time
  • Higher reserve for starting
  • Higher reserve for operating equipment

TYPES MS420, MS390 and MS280

4 cell 8volt batteries supplied complete with inter battery cable connectors, lugs and stainless steel nuts and bolts

Outline drawings of the 4-MS420, 4-MS390 and 4-MS280 Batteries