K35 rating [Was: PCC controller video]
  Mal Rowe

On 12/08/2017 2:50 PM, Tony Gallowayarg@... [TramsDownUnder] wrote:

> Still, a lot of current though.


I went searching and found a page of specs on GE controllers (attached)

It's from

*Title:* ELECTRIC RAILWAY DICTIONARY: Definition and Illustrations of the Parts and Equipment of Electric Railway Cars and Trucks

*Author:* Hitt, Rodney

It seems that a K35 was rated for 2 x 100HP motors - so 2 x 110HP (the effective power of the two 55HP motors connected in series) is an overload, but not as much as I might have expected.

Mal Rowe - who just ordered the book

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