High velocity, flexibility, reliability, comfort, cost-effectiveness, economy and safety – these are the essential characteristics of the new ZF spur gear drives for high-speed trains. A train equipped with the powerful single-stage gearbox, which has undergone all testing and is already in service, can drive at up to 380 kilometers per hour. A modular structure not only makes installation easier, but also enables designs that allow maximum speeds of up to 600 kilometers per hour.
The average speed for trains is constantly increasing, which leads to stricter requirements for train drives that are state of the art in terms of safety, comfort and cost-effectiveness. At speeds of above 250 kilometers per hour, the materials are subjected to extreme loads. The new high-speed gearbox is especially suited for
high-speed applications. What's more, this new transmission has been designed with future train generations in mind, with a modular design that allows for flexible adaptation to specific customer requirements.
Exhibitor: ZF Friedrichshafen AG