Man of the Month with details:
P.Naganjaneyulu (Tech –II)
Details of work done:
In house Manufacturing of Master controller test bench
As failures of master controller are in increasing trend at DLS/BZA and in other sheds, DLS/BZA has initiated to manufacture master controller test bench.
In this test bench, the following parameters can be measured of master controller.
·RReversal handle condition.
·RReversal handle direction.
·AAll Notches from Idle to 8th notch.
·PProportionate value of Dynamic brake (Varies from 0 – 24 V)
·L Load meter status.
D During every Quarterly schedule (06- Months) master controllers of Loco are tested with the help of this test stand.
It improves the reliability of master controller and avoids On-line failure.
This test stand is prepared indigenously with the material used in shed.