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Automatic axle box temperature recording system

Keywords for search(use comma / separator): 
Axle Box Temperature, Hot Axle, HBHW Detector
Location, Zonal Railway/Division/Units where used : 
Southern Railway, Chennai Division, Office of Sr.DME MAS
Contact Person: 
S.Kirubakaran SSE(C&W), Contact No. 9003161428
Where can it be used: 

Continuous monitoring of axle box temperatures of trains passing through the system.

Brief description: 

Subject: Automatic recording of axle box temperature

Name of the Good Work Done: Automatic axle box temperature recording system

Summary: Commissioned at LC 53 near KPD Station covering DN Line, UP main line at JTJ in between 133A & 131B Points and GDR-SPE section at LC 76

Detailed Description: This system consists of 2 recording devices one (proximity sensor) for counting the Axles and the other (infra red thermo sensor) for recording the Axle Box temperature. The recorded temperatures are saved in a PC provided at the site. At the end of the train saved data has been transfer to Main server with domain name sraxleboxtemp.com. the recorded temperature can be viewed by using URL  sraxleboxtemp.com with any Web Browser. The application page gives colour indication and buzzer sound when the temperature of Axle Box is more than 60 Deg. C or the difference in temperature between two axles in a rolling stock exceeds 20 Deg. C.

Impact / Benefits: Continuous monitoring of axle box temperatures of trains passing through the system.

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