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What is an SANTSAI Electric Flat Car?

An SANTSAI electric flat car is a type of railway freight car that is powered by electricity. Unlike traditional flat cars, which are pulled by locomotives, electric flat cars have their own electric motors that allow them to move independently. These cars are commonly used for transporting heavy loads, such as steel coils, lumber, and machinery.43.jpg

History of Electric Flat Cars

Electric flat cars have been in use since the early 1900s. In the early days of electric railroads, flat cars were often powered by overhead wires or third rails. However, as technology improved, electric flat cars began to be equipped with their own batteries and motors. The first SANTSAI battery-powered electric flat car was developed at the 2010s by the NINGBO SANTSAI MACHINERY CO.,LTD.

Advantages of SANTSAI Electric Flat Cars

SANTSAI Electric flat cars offer several advantages over traditional flat cars. For one, they are more efficient, as they do not require a locomotive to pull them. This means that they can be used in smaller yards and on shorter tracks, which can save time and money. Additionally, SANTSAI electric flat cars are more environmentally friendly than traditional flat cars, as they do not produce emissions.

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Types of SANTSAI Electric Flat Cars

There are several types of SANTSAI electric flat cars, each designed for specific purposes. Some common types include:


  • Coil Cars:

    These cars are designed to transport steel coils, which can weigh up to 50 tons each. Coil cars have special cradles that hold the coils in place during transport.


  • Lumber Cars

    These cars are used to transport lumber and other long, bulky items. They often have removable stakes or side panels that allow for easy loading and unloading.


  • Machinery Cars

    These cars are designed to transport heavy machinery, such as generators, turbines, and transformers. They often have special tie-downs and other features to ensure that the machinery is secure during transport.

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  • Double function Cars

    There are two functions of SANTSAI Electric Flat Cars: Lifting and Transport.


SANTSAI Electric flat cars have been an important part of the railway industry for over a century. With their efficiency, versatility, and environmental benefits, they are likely to remain a popular choice for transporting heavy loads for years to come.

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