The rack wheel VL80 is produced according to the drawing 8ТN.224.037/038 and has the following characteristics:
-steel 55 GOST1050-71,
-outer diameter – 989.72 mm,
-gear teeth amount – 88,
-weight – 294 kg.
Haivoron Diesel Locomotive Repair Plant produces rack wheels of electric locomotives VL10, VL23, VL40 and rack wheels of diesel locomotives 2ТЕ10, ТЕМ7, М62 made from high-quality stampings of alloy steels.
The rack wheels are installed on electric locomotive VL80 during a repair, as well as during new formation of wheel pairs.