NRE 3GS-21B traction motor

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NRE 3GS-21B traction motor

Postby tylordurden1 » Mon Dec 03, 2007 6:41 am


does anybody know which technology is in the traction motors of the nre 14/21?
Is it AC or DC?
I think that it should be AC.


Postby Matt K Dettman » Tue Dec 04, 2007 4:53 pm

DC traction motors. The prime mover output is AC current rectified to DC for the motors. The AC current is used for auxiliary functions.
Matt K Dettman

Postby tylordurden1 » Mon Dec 10, 2007 4:18 am

Thanks for the information...

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