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Pressemitteilung BoxID: 571894 (Schaltbau GmbH)
  • Schaltbau GmbH
  • Hollerithstraße 5
  • 81829 München
  • http://www.schaltbau-gmbh.de
  • Ansprechpartner
  • Svenja Bierbrauer
  • +49 (89) 93005-153

UIC-IT Series railway connector from Schaltbau GmbH

(PresseBox) (Munich, ) The Schaltbau UIC-IT Series railway connector fulfils additional requirements, such as those for closed circuit TV, passenger information systems, automatic passenger counters, voice control systems and diagnosis features. The UIC-IT is an interface connector that offers reliable Ethernet data transmission between locomotive and passenger coaches. The new UIC-IT Series has been successfully tested in a pilot project of German Railways over a period of two years and complies with all of the relevant standards.

Robust and state-of-the-art Ethernet solutions for data communication is what is required by today's rail vehicles. The new UIC-IT Series from Schaltbau meets those requirements providing a highly flexible, universal and reliable Ethernet connection option for the harsh railway environment. The most important features are: Break-away connector, ingress protection rating IP69K -receptacle with lid closed and connector when mated. The UIC-IT Series connector is fitted with an 8 pole Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) module and 16 optional signal contacts for 24 V. It, therefore, meets standards in accordance up to Cat6a. These standards are guaranteed over a lifetime of 10,000 mating cycles.

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Schaltbau GmbH

"Connect - Contact - Control" is the motto under which Schaltbau GmbH develops and manufactures electromechanical components for transportation technology, material handling, renewables and automation. Founded in 1929, the company has nine locations of its own and more than 60 sales partners worldwide. The Schaltbau range of products includes connectors, snap-action switches and contactors as well as control and indicating devices. The Schaltbau GmbH quality management system is certified in accordance with DIN EN ISO 9001 and its ecological management system in accordance with DIN EN ISO 14001. The company has been certified as a Q1 supplier to Deutsche Bahn (German Rail) since 2008. The Velden and Aldersbach plants have been quality-certified in accordance with IRIS (International Railway Industry Standard) since October 2008.