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DC & AC traction motors

DC & AC traction motors

M&C has over 50 years experience and therefore you can be assured that your DC motors, generators and all AC and DC traction motors are in the hands of experts.

We offer the following specialised DC & AC traction motors services:

  • Insulation materials and significant amounts of copper stock in order to reduce turnaround time on repairs
  • Verification of insulation systems and optimisation
  • Vacuum Pressure Impregnation of (VPI) armatures, fields and inter pole coils using a Dobeckan polyester based resin specifically designed for DC motors
  • Re-engineering of existing coil designs to accommodate the latest insulation technology and deliver improved motor performance
  • Specialised AC traction materials and processes
  • Each direct current motor, generator or traction motor is also thoroughly tested in our advanced DC test bay with full load testing capability.

These tests include:

  • Up to 600 kW full load mechanical testing, using an eddy current dynamometer, enabling us to determine the motor’s exact performance under various load conditions
  • Black band test
  • Drop test
  • Comparator test
  • Polarity test