This article first appeared in the Railway-News magazine Issue 4 2021.
Our transport systems aim for performance, efficiency and maximum energy. In addition, the development of these solutions always has one final focus: the safety and well- being of passengers. Premium PSU achieves this by offering safe and robust solutions that faithfully comply with the standards of the railway market.
When travelling, there are multiple Premium devices that work in order to get us to our destination. Railway safety is present in all the elements that make up the railway system, from the communications to the lines or procedures. With this in mind, the company based in Barcelona guarantees that all products comply strictly with the regulations, offering solutions that cover a wide variety of rolling stock applications. The company has worked with worldwide manufacturers and suppliers of transportation systems since 1981, which places them as a trusted technological partner.
Premium’s catalogue stands by their standard range of DC/DC converters, DC/AC inverters and custom-made power supplies that comply with regulations. The wide knowledge of the company allows Premium to develop a product from scratch, reducing costs and delivery times. As a result, it ensures a reliable and long life in hostile environments. Premium’s range of DC/AC inverters is an excellent example of variety and availability, prioritising a compact design without sacrificing security and reliability.
Premium solutions can be found in vehicles such as trams, light rail, subways, locomotives or on- board equipment from all over the world and in applications like HVAC systems, auxiliary and emergency systems, propulsion systems and low-battery starters, among others.
One of Premium’s specialities is custom-made products, that fit the needs of each application regardless of the size of the project. Premium’s customisation is a 360o process: we design, test, validate and manufacture all of our solutions in our facilities in Barcelona with a team of more than 50 engineers. We assist the customers throughout the whole process and offer technical advice based on a unique know-how to make the solution excellent.
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