Rail

Rear panel “RKL” with fastening for mounting rail

For quick and easy installation of a case on a DIN rail according to DIN EN 60715 TH 35, the so-called top hat rail, company Fischer Elektronik has developed a back panel with integrated top hat rail fastening. With the new RKL rear panel there is a possibility to attach different …

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20W Brick DC-DC Converter designed for Railways offers input range from 8.5V – 160V

Components Bureau are pleased to announce the new DC/DC converters AER20-W and AER20-DW from AUTRONIC. The compact 20 W power supply is designed for harsh applications and suitable for the railway with an input range of 18:1. The new edition of the AER series are galvanically isolated DC-DC converters with …

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Intuitive, ergonomic controls promote safety in rail transport

Intuitive, ergonomic controls promote safety in rail transport – EAO’s versatile Series 04 has proven its value in modern rail vehicles by fulfilling a variety of application requirements and international standards. Thanks to their modern design, safe and ergonomically friendly operation, and pronounced tactile feedback, the Series 04 has become …

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Enhancing embedded cyber defences

Nexus Industrial Memory, exclusive distributor of ATEK’s Datakey products in the UK, Ireland, Germany, Switzerland, Austria and Scandinavia, is now supplying the new CryptoAuthentication line of memory tokens. The line comprises four products; the IAT4.5Kb, the IAX4.5Kb, the IAT10.5Kb and the IAX10.5Kb. All are ideal for embedded systems that require …

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BlueID onTouch: subway turnstile speed with high security and convenience

BlueID onTouch brings subway entry-exit flow rates with the highest levels of security and traceability to corporate buildings, universities and other structures. For existing customers of BlueID’s established in-app-triggered ‘ACCESS’ authorisation management platform, onTouch requires no change in hardware to be enabled other than a firmware upgrade. Mobile access control …

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X-coded M12 rail approved connectors announced by binder

binder announces a range of M12 X-coded connectors approved for use in railway applications. By meeting the following standards for vibration and fire – DIN EN 50155 and DIN EN 45545-2 respectively, these circular connectors will suit a variety of railway applications including rolling stock, passenger information and access control. …

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RSSB appoints global engineering consultancy to review case for hydrogen trains

Rail industry body RSSB has appointed global engineering consultancy Arup to develop a ‘route map to enter service’ for hydrogen-powered trains on the Great Britain (GB) mainline. The work will involve establishing a high-level operational concept, the associated operational hazards, and regulatory obligations. The news follows a proposal by UK …

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