27 Pin Female Plug of Locomotive MU Control Connector
Published on 27 May 2020 05:49
In railway industry, each locomotive is considered as an independent power source. But in cases that we need more, MU system allows locomotives to get coupled together and sum up the generated power to pull more load.

MU system, without considering its electrical function and concentrating on its mechanical configuration, is a combination of:

  • Receptacles with 27 pins -Male;
  • Plug (Jumper) with 27 female connectors;
  • 27 string of wire No. 14 and No. 12.

By using this system, locomotive engineers control more than one locomotive through the cabinet that they are located in.

 

Configuration of MU System

 

MU Control System bring the brake system, mechanical and engine system and electrical system of all locomotives under the control the lead locomotive.

World Part Supplier Co. manufactures the jumper side of this system.

 

 

 

 

The jumper connector of locomotive MU system has different sub-parts and pieces, which is shown herein:

 

 

Part Number

WPS P/N

Description

QTY/Unit

8195545

WPS-1023

HEAD – Jumper – 27Pole

1

8195544

WPS-1024

INSERT- Back, Fiberglass, 27 Pole

1

8195540

WPS-1025

SPACER – Tube

2

8195541

WPS-1026

FERRULE – Jumper Housing

1

8195542

WPS-1027

CONTACT – Female, No.14 Wire

26

8259563

WPS-1028

CONTACT – Female, No.12 Wire

1

8195543

WPS-1029

HOUSING – Jumper Head

1

 

EMD Part Number for complete Jumper Control is 8195548.

World Part Supplier provides this part without harness. The length of harness is something that locomotive user must decide about it. We provide spare parts and assembling parts is the duty of user according to their requirement.

Summary of specification of this part is:

Part Name:

27 Pin Female Receptacle – Jumper Assembly

Part Number:

WPS-1022

EMD Equal Part Number:

8195548

Part Application:

As a jumper between contactors of 2 locomotives electrical sections 

Alloy:

Combination of Rubber, Aluminum Alloy, Cupper and Plastic Fiber

Type of Coating:

Silver Plated

Thickness of Coating:

15Micron

Composite of Insulator (Spool):

Armed Resin (Polymer)

Composite of Insulating Brackets:

Polymeric Fiber

Material of Mounting Head:

Rubber

Applied Welding:

Silver Soldering

Utilization:

On EMD and GE Locomotive s

Warranty Period:

12 Months

 

 

For any order, you can contact us through info@WPSupplier.com

 

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