ØDevelopment of HV testing facility to arrest the failure of VCB insulator bursting on line.
ØLeakage current analyzer for gapless lightening arrestor:- For preventive maintenance & conditional monitoring of gapless lightening arrester (GPLA), a leakage current analyzer (LCA) has been procured and commissioned at ELS/JHS in month of JAN’21. It displays total leakage current flowing through surge arrestor. LCA can be used to track the deterioration in performance of the surge arrestor, thereby allow to take necessary preventive measure in avoiding failure
ØJig developed to fit the bearing on rotor shaft so that uniform pressure on inner & outer racer of bearing is ensured.
ØFixture has been developed in house by shed for assembly and dis-assembly of brake cylinder. This has reduced the efforts in doing overhauling work.
ØStand cum trolley for handling DJ has been developed by shed to carry DJ from loco to shop floor and vice- versa. A wheel with latching arrangement has been provided to hold DJ in desired position during overhauling.
ØM/s Medha make MPCS Ver. 3 has been commissioned on 31 Loco by in house efforts of ELS/JHS which enables remote monitoring of Loco parameters.
ØA fixture has been developed for run test of SIV cooling fan of Siemens, Hirect and Autometer (AAL) make after its overhauling. This will improve performance reliability of SIV cooling fan.
ØMicroprocessor based Digital Automatic KARL FISCHER Titration Apparatus (COULOMETRIC TYPE) for testing of moisture content in insulating oil of Loco main transformer (TFP) & Tap changer (GR).
ØWi - Fi enabled BORESCOPE for Maintenance of parts at critical locations which are not visible can be inspected with the help of Bore – Scope enable to Wi-Fi and snap out images at smart mobile phone as well as laptop.
ØPortable off line TFP oil centrifuge machine, Cap. 5000 Liter/Hour has been commissioned on 18.06.19 for centrifuging of TFP Oil, for removing Moisture, Dissolved gas from TFP Oil thus BDV will be increased.
ØUltrasonic testing machine (UFD Digiscan DS 333) of M/s EECI make has been commissioned on 28.06.19 for flaw detection in Axles, TM Armatures shaft and Equalizing Beam to avoid line failures.
ØBrake hangers paralleling Test Zig for WAG-5 & 7 loco has been developed in-house. It will improve the braking system of the loco during overhauling.
ØSuccessfully replacement of Inner Short Equalizing beam Loco 23707(AJJ) on line : ( Loco was MU 23707+23918).
On 12.11.19, reported “ inner Equalizing beam”of Loco no. 23707/AJJ, broken & resting on Axle Box in AGC Divn. at Hardua Ganj Same has been replaced first time on line by ELS/JHS staff. It is an arduous task but ELS/Staff has skill fully replaced it on line.
ØTo trace ferrous content of in bearing grease of TM, Auxiliary Machines, Axle box and MSU grease Ferrous content test machine has been commissioned on 05.01.21.
ØA new additional Traction motor Run test panel has been commissioned on 05.01.21 for Run test of overhauled traction motors on shop floor. This panel is capable to test 02 motors at a time.
ØUMID Registration of all staff has been completed.
ØOverhead Crane Gantry Rails have been changed since wornout in shed in all 3 lifting Bays (HeavyLifting, Light lifting, Midium lifting).
ØBattery room has been upgraded in an ergonomic way for carrying batteries and moving the same from one place to other. Acid proof tiles have been provided to avoid decomposition of floor/ work platform area due to acid. Additional stand for batteries has also been made and this has caused de-congestion of work area.
ØEmergency Fire Safety Action plan has been prepared. Total 49 Nos. DCP type & CO-2 type Fire Extinguisher placed at various locations of ELS/JHS to use promptly in case of fire in shed.
Ø20 Nos. Fire Extinguisher Ball installed in critical locations in various sections of ELS/JHS to enhance Fire Safety measures. Fire Extinguisher Ball is capable to extinguish Fire at initial stage & therefore minimizes the damages and increases safety.
ØFire safety mock drill is being conducted to alert staff against fire case once in a year. Last mock drill was done on 28.08.20.
ØTraining to operate fire extinguishers is being conducted time to time for shed staff and running staff on demand. Last demonstration was done from 28.08.20 to 17.10.20.
Assistance provided to Diesel loco shed, Jhansi for Maintenance of electric loco in diesel shed:-
Ø29 WAG-7 locomotives have been transferred to Diesel shed, Jhansi from ELS/JHS from Sep-20 to June 21.
ØExhaustive training to Diesel shed staff and officers has been provided.
ØSupport of maintenance materials required, technical assistance and documents has been made available to DSL/JHS for electric locomotives.
ØThe safety training for precautions to be taken while working on A C Locos has also been imparted.
Ø Training for maintenance of Electric loco to DSL shed staff has been given at different level.
i.At officer level for system and M&P requirement.
ii.At Supervisor level for work management and quality assurance at class room as well as on job.
iii.At technician level for overhauling & Assembly process and at class room as well as on job.
iv.Man to man interaction and explanation is done during training.
ØELS/JHS has developed educational material to educate staff. It includes Educational Video on Maintenance of Loco equipments, use of tools, equipments testing, safety items during working and wheel lifting procedure have been prepared in shed for in house training of staff.
ØFirst WAG-7 loco (27129) was roll out after maintenance from DSL shed Jhansi on 19.09.20.