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Toshiba Delivers World’s First Propulsion System Integrating PMSM and SiC Diode to Tokyo Metro
Toshiba Delivers World’s First Propulsion System Integrating PMSM and SiC Diode to Tokyo Metro
9/23/2014 9:57:15 AM
Toshiba Corporation (Tokyo: 6502) today announced that it has delivered the world’s first train propulsion systems incorporating totally enclosed Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motors (PMSM) and silicon carbide (SiC) Variable Voltage Variable Frequency (VVVF) traction inverters. The propulsion systems were delivered to Japan’s Tokyo Metro Co., Ltd. for Ginza Line 1000 third …
Advantage set under Wimbledon roof: Datapaq measures floodlight temperatures
Advantage set under Wimbledon roof: Datapaq measures floodlight temperatures
9/22/2014 7:24:25 PM
When the sun comes out on a rainy Wimbledon match day, the roof over Centre Court can be retracted, but only after the floodlights have cooled down sufficiently. This is a safety requirement as well as an aesthetic one, as the 1,000 W floodlights are mounted directly on the roof beams and the fabric comes close to this heat source when the roof is retracted. To check how …
MacGregor secures RoRo cargo access equipment order from South Korea
9/22/2014 6:05:01 PM
MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has won an order from Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering (DSME) in South Korea for the design and delivery of MacGregor RoRo cargo access equipment. It is destined for a 180m logistics and support vessel (LSV) under construction at the yard for the Royal Norwegian Navy’s Norwegian Defence Logistics Organisation (NDLO). The vessel is …
Bombardier to Supply 16 Additional Light Rail Vehicles to Manchester Metrolink in the UK
Bombardier to Supply 16 Additional Light Rail Vehicles to Manchester Metrolink in the UK
9/22/2014 8:46:54 AM
Bombardier Transportation, together with consortium partner Vossloh Kiepe, has signed an option to supply 16 additional * BOMBARDIER *FLEXITY Swift light rail vehicles (LRVs) to Transport for Greater Manchester’s (TfGM’s) Metrolink system. This option forms part of the contract signed with Greater Manchester Passenger Transport Executive (GMPTE now referred to as TfGM) in …