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



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