KST Lighting

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Rue de Tilleur 23



Postal address

Rue de Tilleur 23

Jemeppe , B-4101



Tel +32 4 239 73 41

Fax +32 87 31 42 21

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Company information

KST Lighting

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Since 1982, KST Lighting is developing and manufacturing electronic and lighting equipments for trains, high speed trains, metros, tramways and buses.

Our product manufacturing is totally achieved in our own workshops. The products are checked by numerous internal tests and external tests in independent laboratories. There is a full and permanent quality control, from design to manufacturing.

The high level of quality and reliability of KST products are well known. Especially a high MTBF and a very low return rate. Our products meet most of international and many national norms (Ex : IEC, EN, UIC, NF F, SNCF, SNCB, DB, STIB, …) KST Lighting has a strong commitment to continually improve its products. KST Lighting has a high capacity to meet your expectations, is service minded and has a fast reactivity.

KST Lighting provides the design and manufacturing of complete lighting system as reading lamps, passenger compartment lighting, luggage rack lighting, vestibules, toilets, gangways, emergency, etc ...

The supply of lighting products : TL tubes T5 or T8, Fluo-compact lamps, LED lamps, sockets, halogen lamps, connectors, cabling, voltage regulation cards, electronic racks (specific functions, relay racks,...).

  • Electronic & Lighting Engineering
  • Complete Lighting systems
  • Lighting with LED
  • Lighting with fluorescent lamps
  • Lighting with halogen lamps
  • PanLed

Company information

Headquarters location Rue de Tilleur 23
B-4101 Jemeppe
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  • Lighting

Product information

During the development and manufacturing of our inverters and converters for rolling stock, the R&D engineers achieve permanent and numerous tests inside our laboratory. Tests and certifications are also performed in independent laboratories and universities. The KST lighting and electronic inverters and converters reach a very high level of quality and reliability which, with their presence on the world maket, ensures them a worldwide reputation.

Lighting with fluorescent tubes

Inverters series for fluorescent tubes

KST Lighting - Inverters Series for Fluorescent TubesThe KST inverters for fluorescent tubes are all developed on the same electronic pattern.

They can vary on the type of case, power, input voltage, type and number of lamps in use, dimming, etc … They are available with different types of connectors (ex : Faston, Wago, …).

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General characteristics of the inverters

  • Low power variation : max 25 % of nominal power
  • Operating temperature : -25° to +70°C (Peak of +85°C – T3 Class in conformity with EN 50155)
  • Important number of ignitions (>100.000) – optimal preheating for increased tube life
  • High resistance to vibrations and shocks (norms hereunder)
  • Electromagnetic compatibility (norms hereunder)
  • Fire and smoke approved (norms hereunder)
  • Conformity to following norms : EN 50311, EN 50155, EN 50011, EN 55022, EN 50121-3-2, NF F 16-101/2, IEC 571-1, IEC 61000-4-2/3/4/5/6, IEC 81, IEC 801-1/2/3, UIC 555-1 OR

Protections against

  • Input polarity reversal
  • Open circuit and low voltage conditions
  • Short-circuits on the ouput terminals
  • Internal short-circuits (fuse protection)
  • Lamp failure

KST Lighting - CTLThe CTL series

  • Designed in accordance with the UIC norms (UIC 555-1 OR)
  • For one or two tubes, depending on the power and the type of the inverter.
  • Also available with dimmer options

KST Lightig - CTLtThe CTLt series

  • Also developed for small spaces
  • Output configuration for one tube
  • Mainly used in buses

KST Lightig - IRSThe IRS series

  • Developed for small spaces
  • Output configuration for one or two tubes
  • Mainly used in tramways or trains

KST Lightig - KTLThe KTL series

  • Developed with a specific case and Wago connectors
  • Output configuration for one or two tubes
  • Notably developed fro the German Market

KST Lightig - CTLACThe CTLAC series

  • For AC input supply voltage


Lighting with halogen lamps

  • KST Lighting - Halogen Converters for halogen lamps
  • Nominal input supply voltage of 24VDC, 72 VDC or 110VDC
  • Output power up to 160W
  • Regulated output voltage of 12VDC or 24VDC
  • KST Lighting - HalogenGeneral Characteristics
  • Soft start system
  • Operating temperature : -25 ° to +70°C (T3 Class – 50155)
  • High resistance to vibrations
  • Output ripple < 1 % Pk-Pk of output voltage
  • Line regulation +/- 0,1%
  • Load regulation +/- 0,5%
  • Protection against
  • Input polarity reversal
  • Open circuit and low voltage conditions
  • Short-circuits on the output terminals
  • Internal short-circuits (Fuse protection)
  • Lamps failure
  • Overload (> 25 %)

Lighting with LED

KST Lighting - LEDDrivers DLE Series

  • Especially designed for the Power LED in the rolling stock interior Lighting.

KST Lighting - LEDConverters CDC Series

  • Electronic converters for LED Lighting systems including an electronic driver (spots, LED strips, …).

Electronic and light engineering

Complete Lighting systems

  • KST develops and manufactures complete Lighting systems in compliance with the railway norms

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Electronic & Lighting Engineering

Expertise – Research and Development

Our R & D engineers have the expertise for studying, simulating and developing your Lighting projects

In close collaboration with your technical staff, with external partners and suppliers, they put their know-how at your disposal

With the latest technologies, up to date equipments and efficient purchasing capabilities, they propose the best solutions with competitive prices for complete Lighting systems

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