The balancer of diesel locomotive wheel pairs is made according to drawing ТEZ.14.001 SB and is a component element of spring suspension of a wheel pair. Balancers are installed on diesel locomotives of 2TE10 series, TEM series, and others at the capital and current repair of the trucks. It’s used to distribute loads between the axes of wheel pairs.
length 950 mm,
width 320 mm,
weight 28 kg.
“Haivoron Diesel Locomotive Repair Plant” PJSC produces balancers of spring suspension of diesel locomotive wheel pairs, which are made of sheet metal with 25 mm thick; at the ends of the balancer sleeves are pressed. To reduce wear and increase the service life, the sleeves are subjected to heat treatment (hardening).