About the GE761

GE761 locomotive electric motor

GE761 – “The Class 35-400 type GE U15C diesel-electric locomotive was designed by General Electric (GE) and built for the South African Railways (SAR) by the South African General Electric-Dorman Long Locomotive Group (SA GE-DL, later Dorbyl). The Class 35 family is South Africa’s standard branchline diesel-electric locomotive. The GE Class 35-400s were designed for light rail conditions and they work on most branchlines in the central, western, southern and southeastern parts of the country.In the Western Cape, they work out of Bellville Depot in Cape Town on the branchlines to Bitterfontein, Saldanha and Caledon, and out of Worcester to George.” (Quoted from Wikipedia – South African Class 35-000)


Armtec Rewinds(Pty) Ltd have over a number of years been extensively involved with the Traction sector locally and internationally to improve the insulations systems used in these sections to ensure a longer life cycle for motors been rewound or repaired at Armtec Rewinds (Pty) Ltd. In the market place Armtec Rewinds (Pty) Ltd is a leader in rewinding techniques and technology and we work closely with private consultants on an ongoing basis to improve the performance

Armtec Rewinds has staff members with many years’ experience within the Traction environment and offers consulting Services as and when required from its Customers. Its consultants have extensive knowledge on insulation applications and can assist to design insulation systems within the Traction Sector.


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Armtec GE761 Services:

GE761 electric traction motor

GE761 Traction Motor

  • Light, Medium & Heavy Repairs
  • Rewind & Refurbish of Field & IP Coils
  • Mechanical Repairs
GE761 electric traction armature

GE761 Traction Armature

  • Light, Medium & Heavy Repairs
  • Rewind & Refurbish Armature
  • Reshaft & Recore
  • Recomm – Light, Medium & Heavy
  • Mechanical Repairs