Electric drive equipment for railway applications requires many different products. A complete electrical string for these applications consists of:
- Traction converter
- Control system
- Auxiliary power supply converter
- Battery charger
ABB offers solutions and products for all of these requirements.
BORDLINE® - Auxiliary Converters
Static converters BORDLINE® are compact, lightweight units for the onboard power supplies of rail vehicles. They feature IGBT technology and a rugged mechanical design developed especially to ensure long service life and high availability under the harsh conditions common to traction applications.
The static converter system BORDLINE® is a solution to convert DC or AC voltage to a three phase output and/or a regulated DC output.
Features of Auxiliary Converters:
- Low life cycle costs
- The robust design and proven track record guarantee a reliable service and long life
- Modular design
Applications of Auxiliary Converters :
- Driving AC-compressors
- Driving air compressors
- Driving cooling fans
- Charging vehicle batteries