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Air Brake Lab


Our Expertise –

Following Brake characteristics are tested in this laboratory:

·         Freight train upto 132 ‘BOXN’ wagons with single or twin pipe

·         Passenger train upto 30 coaches with twin pipe and 30 coaches with E.P. assist brake system

·         Effects of changes in design of loco brake system.

·         Freight & passenger trains with multiple loco operations.

·         Optimum location of locos in long freight train.

·         Effects of changes in distributor valve of freight & passenger trains.

·         Train parting & indication to driver

·         Effects of leakage rates on release of brakes.

·         Effects of over charge feature on train operation.

·         Optimum compressor & reservoir capacity for various train lengths.

·         Performance testing of distributor valves

·         Performance testing of vigilance control device

·         Performance testing of all type of compressor fitted in diesel locos, electric locos, EMU and DEMU

·         Performance testing of Air Dryer

Facilities we have –


·         Twin pipe & single pipe air brake equipment for 132 BOXNB wagons with Data Acquisition System.

·         Passenger train upto 30 coaches with twin pipe and 30 coaches with E.P. assist brake system with Data Acquisition System.

·         7 compressors with total capacity of 16000 liters per minute

·         Fully automatic computerized distributor valve test rig

·         Vigilance control device test rig

·         EMD loco brake system simulator for CCB 1.5.

·         Compressor test rig.

·         DV test rig and DV endurance test rig.

Air dryer test rig.

Source : WELCOME TO RDSO CMS Team Last Reviewed on: 07-08-2019  

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