Breakthrough oil-free traction transformer
RESIBLOC® dry-type transformer by Hitachi ABB Power Grids have been relied upon by customers for more than 40 years. This technology has been deployed in highly demanding applications such as marine vessels, offshore oil & gas, underground mining and many other extreme environments. RESIBLOC® transformers are known and utilized for their incredible strength, durability and high performance.
Hitachi ABB Power Grids has successfully brought this safe and trusted technology to the world of traction propulsion systems by introducing RESIBLOC® Rail. After the successful launch of Resibloc Rail® in 2012 with 6.5 kV, Hitachi ABB Power Grids has gradually upscaled this technology to now offer Resibloc Rail® up to 25 kV.
Learn more about RESIBLOC® Rail in this video:
- Air-cooled and oil-free - no risk of oil spill or leakage
- Environmentally friendly according to BGI 655
- 45% lower winding losses and efficiency as high as 99%
- Reduces operating energy costs of trains by up to 10 percent
- Reduces CO2 emissions 38 tons per train per year
- Successfully shock and vibration tested according to IEC 61373
- Designed according to fire protection standard EN 45545
- Almost maintenance free
- Suitable for operation in extreme environment up to (minus) -60 Degree Celsius
Why Hitachi ABB Power Grids?
- 130 years of experience in manufacturing transformers
- Highest level of safety with significantly lower fire potenial
- Technology validation over several years and more than 20 million kilometers