Transit Coils - Electric Coils for Traction Motors
A traction motor is a DC electric motor providing the primary rotational torque of a machine or locomotive, usually for conversion of energy into linear motion (traction). The traction motors on DC electric and diesel electric transit and locomotives consists of two parts, a rotating armature and a fixed field. The fixed field consists of tightly wound coils of wire fitted inside the motor case. The armature is another set of coils wound round a central shaft. It is connected to the field through "brushes" which are spring loaded contacts pressing against an extension of the armature called the commutator.
Stimple and Ward is a leading manufacturer of electric coils used in traction motors for locomotive and transit systems. With over 50 Years of experience, Stimple and Ward has the experienced staff and equipment to manufacture your traction motor coils.
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