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Railroad - Power Electronic Equipment for Rolling Stock

Rolling stock use many different types of power electronic equipment such as main motor drives, auxiliary power supply units, air conditioning equipment and door operating devices. This page provides information on Fuji Electric power semiconductor products that are ideal for the power electronics of railroad cars.
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Main Converter Circuit Example

These are examples of the main motor drive circuit configuration. The voltage may be either AC or DC. For AC, after passing through the transformer, the power is converted to DC by the PWM converter and then the main motor is driven by the VVVF inverter.

Example of Main Converter for AC Powered Trains

Example of Main Converter for AC Powered Trains

Example of Main Converter for DC Powered Trains

Example of Main Converter for DC Powered Trains

Example of Feeding Voltage

Segment City Railroads Intercity Railroads
Area Subway & LRV Electric Trains High-speed Vehicles
Europe DC600V/DC750V/DC825V/DC1500V DC1500V/DC3000V/AC15kV/AC25kV AC25kV
  Western Europe DC600V/DC750V/DC1500V DC1500V/DC3000V/AC15kV/AC25kV AC15kV/AC25kV
Eastern Europe DC600V/DC750V DC1500V/DC3000V/AC25kV
CIS DC600V/DC750V/DC825V DC1500V/DC3000V/AC25kV AC25kV
North America DC600V/DC750V AC25kV
Central and South America DC600V/DC750V/DC1500V/DC3000V DC3000V -
Asia & Pacific Region DC600V/DC750V/DC1500V DC1500V/AC20kV/AC25kV AC25kV
Middle East & Africa DC750V/DC1500V DC3000V/AC25kV -
Global DC750V/DC1500V DC1500V/AC25kV AC25kV

Auxiliary Power Supply Circuit Example

Example of Auxiliary Power Supply for AC Powered Trains

Example of Auxiliary Power Supply for AC Powered Trains

Example of Auxiliary Power Supply for DC Powered Trains

Example of Auxiliary Power Supply for DC Powered Trains
Segment City Railroads Intercity Railroads
Specifications Subway & LRV Subway Electric Trains High-speed Vehicles
Specifications Asia specifications
(China, Southeast Asia)
North America specifications
(NYCT)
Asia specifications
(Australia and Japan)
Global specifications
  Input voltage DC750V DC600V DC1500V AC440V
(Main transformer tertiary)
Output voltage AC440V, 3φ, 60Hz AC120V,1φ,60Hz×15kVA AC440V, 3φ, 60Hz AC440V, 3φ, 60Hz
    DC37.5V x 20kW    
Capacity 90kVA/160kVA 40kVA 180kVA/260kVA 180kVA/210kVA
Cooling System Self-cooling Forced air cooling Self-cooling Forced air cooling
Efficiency 95% or higher 95% or higher 95% or higher 95% or higher
Noise 62dB(A) 70dB(A) 62dB(A) 68dB(A)
Miniaturization ≧ 80 kVA/m3 ≧ 100 kVA/m3 ≧ 120 kVA/m3 ≧ 120 kVA/m3

Fuji Electric Power Semiconductor Products

HPM (High Power Modules)

HPM (High Power Modules)

AlSiC Baseplate (High reliability type)

1-pack

2-pack

  1700V
600A 2MBI600VT-170E
800A 2MBI800VT-170E
1200A 2MBI1200VT-170E

Copper Baseplate (Standard type)

1-pack

2-pack

PrimePACK™

PrimePACK™

Note: ‌PrimePACK™ is a registered trademark of Infineon Technologies AG, Germany.

2-Pack VCES = 1200V

2-Pack VCES = 1700V

Chopper

Step Up Chopper

  1200V 1700V
650A   1MBI650VXA-170EL-50
1MBI650VXA-170EL-54
900A 1MBI900VXA-120PD-50
1MBI900VXA-120PD-54
 
1000A   1MBI1000VXB-170EL-50
1MBI1000VXB-170EL-54
1400A 1MBI1400VXB-120PL-54 1MBI1400VXB-170EL-50
1MBI1400VXB-170EL-54

Step Down Chopper

IGBT 1-Pack

  1200V 1700V
Aluminium oxide DCB Aluminium nitride DCB Aluminium oxide DCB
300A     1MBI300V-170-50
400A 1MBI400V-120-50 1MBI400VF-120-50 1MBI400V-170-50
600A 1MBI600V-120-50 1MBI600VF-120-50 1MBI600V-170-50
900A 1MBI900V-120-50    

IGBT 2-Pack

Standard 2in1 VCES = 1200V

Standard 2in1 VCES = 1700V

Dual XT VCES = 1200V

Dual XT VCES = 1700V

HPnC

  1700V 3300V
450A   2MBI450XVF330-50
1000A 2MBI1000XVF170-50  
1200A 2MBI1200XVF170-50  

Chopper

Chopper VCES = 1200V

High Speed IGBT Modules

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