MSX, providing high power capability and cycling performance
High-power capability and high-cycling performance for railway backup and engine starting
Saft’s on-board solutions provide reliable power, reduced weight and volume of on-board components, low maintenance and improved battery efficiency to help train manufacturers and operators work more efficiently.
Saft’s MSX wide capacity range with its high power and energy capabilities provide both energy for backup applications and high power for starting diesel engines on locomotives and DMUs. These nickel-based batteries are ideal for modern electric trains such as tram-trains, trams, EMUs and high-speed trains, including the safety-critical demands of electromagnetic braking applications.
Features & Benefits
- Low-maintenance and long service life
- Optimal size of onboard battery system frees up space and offers 30% savings in weight and 40% saving in volume compared to conventional batteries
- A single MSX battery can perform both backup and engine starting functions so that two onboard systems can be replace by just one MSX system
- Proven Ni-Cd Sintered/PBE technology that last more than 15 years
- High power capability and high cycling performance
- Operate in a wide temperature range of -30°C to +50°C
- Wide range of capacities from 70 Ah to 260 Ah
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