The rack wheel OPE1 is produced according to the drawing 8ТP.035/035-01 and 8ТП.035/036 and has the following characteristics:
-steel 55 GOST1050-71,
-outer diameter – 986 mm,
-gear teeth amount – 91,
-weight – 255 kg.
Haivoron Diesel Locomotive Repair Plant produces rack wheels of electric locomotives OPE1, VL23, CHS4 and rack wheels of diesel locomotives ТЕМ7, CHME-3, TEP70 made from high-quality stampings of alloy steels.
The rack wheels are installed on electric locomotive OPE1 during a repair, as well as during new formation of wheel pairs.