Dürr Technik: Oil-Free Compressor Solutions for Rail Traffic

Dürr Technik: Oil-Free Compressor Solutions for Rail Traffic
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Dürr Technik

Oil-Free Compressor Solutions for Rail Traffic


Trust in Dürr Technik, the first manufacturer of oil-free auxiliary compressors for railway vehicles.

Oil-free compressors by Dürr Technik run approximately 300 M kilometers per year on railway vehicles, a distance similar to traveling around the globe 7.500 times.

Dürr Technik is the first manufacturer of oil-free auxiliary air compressors for railway traffic. Our auxiliary air compressors fulfill the highest requirements for reliability, precision and durability. For this reason manufacturers and operators of railway vehicles and system suppliers have, for many years now, relied on our high quality, compact system solutions – from Panama via South Africa to China.

For more than 50 years now Dürr Technik has been a specialist for oil-free piston compressors. For more than 30 years we have been supplying around 100 different compressor versions to numerous leading companies in the rail traffic sector worldwide. All major rolling stock manufactures trust in Dürr Technik and are using our compressor units.

Multifunctional Installations

Engineering of customer specific solutions.

By applying an auxiliary air installation, several pneumatic requirements can be fulfilled at the same time. This saves space and costs.

This installation generates for example compressed air for wheel flange lubrication, sanding, the control system for toilet doors and the signal horn.

Application Fields

  • Pantograph raising
  • Sanding systems
  • Wheel flange lubrication
  • Control system for toilet door
  • Emptying of toilet bowl
  • Signal horn
  • Spring-loaded brakes
  • Support of braking air for maintenance vehicles
  • Filling of sand tanks


Highest Quality Standard

Compressors used in rail traffic need to operate reliably under the most extreme ambient conditions.

We have been certified according to IRIS since 2009. Our products are manufactured in Germany, and depending on your requirements, fulfill

  • EN 50121-3-2 Electromagnetic compatibility
  • EN 45545-2 Fire protection requirements
  • EN ISO 9227 Salt-spray test
  • EN 61373 Vibration and shock test

Wide product range – high adaptability
With almost 100 different models, Dürr Technik offers the largest portfolio of oil-free railway compressors. We offer aggregates and complete system solutions with different kinds of voltages: from DC (direct current) to 3~AC, from 24V DC up to 400V 3~AC.

High reliability and durability
Our components are tested under extreme conditions, in order to meet our special quality requirements even in continuous operation.

Low weight
KG A major requirement for modern rolling stock is the optimized weight of all components. Dürr Technik offers you robust but light-weight oil-free compressors. Our models are up to 82 % lighter than those of our competitors.

Low noise level
Dürr Technik not only offers environmentally friendly compressors by using oil-free technology, but also through reducing the noise level of each solution. This enables the railways to act as a comfortable transport mean for a modern society.

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