ZTR Replaces Old Load Regulators in Switcher Locomotives With New Technology

ZTR offers a low-cost way to improve performance in switcher locomotives by replacing old regulator designs with new technology.

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ZTR Locomotive ELC Module

The Locomotive ELC and ELC-PEO are built on the ZTR Flex Platform. The Flex Platform allows you to start with basic functionality and easily upgrade later. - Dave Brooks, ZTR Product Development Manager

Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) July 23, 2014

The ZTR Locomotive ELC (Electronic Load Regulator) is a low cost way for switcher locomotives to improve reliability and adhesion. Old load regulators in switcher locomotives can be difficult to maintain, durability is a constant issue, and quality spare parts are harder to find. The ZTR Locomotive ELC (Electronic Load Controller) replaces old load regulators, while also delivering performance and diagnostic improvements to make a difference in switcher operations.

“The Locomotive ELC and ELC-PEO are built on the ZTR Flex Platform,” said Dave Brooks, ZTR Product Development Manager. “The Flex Platform allows you to start with basic functionality and easily upgrade later.” Modernization Experts©2014 ZTR Control Systems, LLC All Rights Reserved. ZTR0142 (04
The Locomotive ELC is available in a basic excitation control system as well as ELC-PEO, a Performance Enhance Option featuring horsepower regulation by throttle, tractive effort improvement using adaptive targeting, intelligent sanding control and more.
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Interested in learning more? Visit http://www.ztr.com/elc or drop by one of our booths this fall. ZTR will be exhibiting at RSI/CMA in Montreal, Canada, September 21-23, booth #401 and at InnoTrans in Berlin, Germany, September 23-26, Hall 6.2, Stand 509. You may also e-mail railinfo(at)ztr(dot)com, or call 1-952-233-4340.

About ZTR

ZTR provides innovative locomotive modernization solutions that improve performance, reliability, and efficiency. As locomotive modernization experts, ZTR Control Systems helps railroads gain an additional 15-20 service years out of locomotives with the NEXSYS™ III-i system, an industry leading fuel and emissions reduction system SmartStart®, and new products like KickStart™ and the Locomotive Axle Generator. Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter (http://twitter.com/ZTR_Solutions).


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