The Schaltbau Group develops and supplies systems and components for transportation technology and industrial applications worldwide.Global megatrends such as increasing urbanisation, the growth in world trade and rising environmental awareness are driving our sustainable, profit-oriented expansion.The Schaltbau Group’s companies are making a firm contribution towards safe, low-emission mobility, the smooth transportation of goods and the widespread use of renewable energy.
With their specialised knowledge and a high degree of product innovation, the companies in our Group have worked hard to win the confidence of their customers and strive continually to strengthen their current market position through well-targeted research and development activities.Organic growth is the result of innovative products and solutions, the concentration on new target groups and greater market penetration.Moreover, the Schaltbau Group is growing through strategic acquisitions in its core markets, thus creating additional potential.
Sustainable growth not only benefits customers and employees, both in Germany and abroad, but also the Group’s shareholders.
Modern and efficient transportation systems require safe railway vehicles with low downtime and
maintenance. Here the quality and reliability of the components used is the decisive factor.
Schaltbau electrics for rolling stock fully meet these requirements of OEMs and railway operators
alike. They are used in rail vehicles all over the world, where they ensure safe and smooth
operation in the harsh railway environment.
Modular, customized master and brake controllers with optional integration of a keylock or dead-man switch.
Toggle switches in 4 series. 3- and 5-position devices with snap-action switches or cam switch elements.
Push buttons, keylock switches, dead-man’s hand and foot switches, timetable holders.
Electronic buzzers, weathererproof buzzer sealed to IP65, multi-tone buzzer for up to 9 tones.
Designed for use in compartment and open saloon cars. Various combinations of displays, contols and sensors.
Emergency brake handles for rail vehicles, moving walkways and escalators. Noticeable and robust.
Electrical and mechanical footrests designed for drivers’ convenience and health
Bespoke mirrors equipped to withstand extreme railway conditions
Electrically operated main switch on electric locomotives and EMUs. Switching energy stored by a spring.
H2/H3 underfloor cabinets with disconnecting and earthing device and high-voltage switchgear.
Locally and remotely controlled multiple pole actuators
Safe working on disconnected and earthed high-voltage equipment.
Identification of UIC 550 compliant voltages and load-free adjustment of electrical configurations.
Schaltbau change-over units are compemented with a 800 A high-current and a 200 A low-current variant.
Providing, in the event of a flat vehicle battery, control voltage for the static inverters directly from the train line.
Heating devices for air and water heating in rolling stock.
Fusible overtemperature protection and tripping devices for air heaters.
Device for electrical control and monitoring of magnetic track brakes (MTB).