Schaltbau has focused on customized solutions for railway engineering since 1929. Schaltbau’s contactors for rail applications offer real equipment safety. Capable of handling currents up to 3kv these are used in the control panel assemblies, switchgear, traction power, heating and HVAC systems, and PMM motors.
With the CT contactor range, Schaltbau developers reinvented the extinction of the electric arc enables us to switch both unidirectional and bidirectional direct current and alternating current with one single device. The traction contactor connects DC and alternating currents of all UIC voltages – without a critical current range.
Schaltbau supply train electrics to rolling stock manufacturers for use worldwide in urban transportation and main-line rail vehicles.
Schaltbau are proud to be supporting Vivarail with their Class 230 trains by supplying a range of switches, contactors and train controls.
Schaltbau will be exhibiting at the Rail Infrastructure Networking event at Derby Arena on 5th September. As well as being widely used on...
Schaltbau contactors are being fitted in the traction system and replace legacy parts from the vehicle originally built by Metro Cammell.
The company solves customer problems by designing and making accessories. For example, this portable 96V DC train battery booster pack for...
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