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Roof switches

Sécheron RS-type roof-mounted disconnect switches are known by railway car builders, traction propulsion equipment manufacturers, and train operators for their performance, reliability, and low maintenance. Our RS disconnector platform offers a wide range of configurations and options to meet the needs of most railway applications.

  • Rolling stock – AC vehicles
  • Rolling stock – AC/DC multisystem vehicles
  • Rolling stock – DC vehicles

Roof switches

Sécheron RS-type roof-mounted disconnect switches are known by railway car builders, traction propulsion equipment manufacturers, and train operators for their performance, reliability, and low maintenance. Our RS disconnector platform offers a wide range of configurations and options to meet the needs of most railway applications.

Main benefits

  • A comprehensive product lineup
  • A wide range of configurations and options
  • Standard and custom solutions
  • Specific option for vehicles with no roof cut-out
  • Specific option for making on inrush current
  • Extensive factory reliability testing
  • Low maintenance
  • Long service record
  • Expert customer support
  • Worldwide after-sales service

Product environment

Sécheron RS-type roof-mounted disconnect switches are known by railway car builders, traction propulsion equipment manufacturers, and train operators for their performance, reliability, and low maintenance. Our RS disconnector platform offers a wide range of configurations and options to meet the needs of most railway applications. Our products and solutions include pantograph disconnectors with or without earthing, AC/DC traction selection for multi-system vehicles, and roof line disconnectors with or without making capabilities to connect or isolate traction transformers from the power supply.

Our disconnect switches can be delivered on a stand-alone basis or integrated into a MACS AC circuit breaker. A specific indoor version can be delivered integrated into Sécheron’s smart, compact MODBOX® high-voltage enclosure with other high- and low-voltage functions to ensure the electrical safety, measurement, and control of the traction chain.

All of our components and solutions are backed by Sécheron expert service during all phases of your project. Let us recommend the best solution to meet your needs. Whatever your choice, you can count on efficient support worldwide for the entire lifetime of your product.

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Roof switches

Product description

  • Executions: disconnector, disconnector & earthing, change-over.
  • AC applications 15 kV (16.7 Hz) and/or 25 kV (50 Hz or 60 Hz).
  • DC applications 1.5 kVDC and/or 3 kVDC.
  • Current range from 1000 to 4000 A.
  • Rated insulation 27.5 kVAC or 4.8 kVDC.
  • High insulation level OV4 against earth.
  • High short-time withstand current adapted to operational needs.
  • No breaking capacity.
  • Optional making capacity 1000 A (AC) on specific execution.
  • Electric operation.
  • Control voltage from 24 to 220 VDC.
  • Auxiliary contacts for main contact position indication.
  • High mechanical durability.
  • Suitable for ambient temperature – 40 °C to +70 °C(-50 °C to +55 °C in option).
  • Reference standards: IEC 60077-2.
  • Insulation material according to EN 45545-2.

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