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Published the : 1/15/2013, by Matthieu LINDEBOOM

Translation : Français, Deutsch, Italiano, Español

isolation bipolar switch 6000A for railway application

Bipolar Switch 6000A-750 VDC for equipment of subways and railway substation traction Rectifier

Switch with high intensity AMC contacts
Room sealed IP54

Electrical characteristics

  • Nominal intensity: 6000A
  • Max intensity: 8000A-2 hours / 16000A-1 minute
  • Short circuit current: 60 000 A - 300 ms
  • Nominal voltage: 750 VDC
  • Maximum voltage: 4000 VDC
  • Voltage drop at nominal voltage: < 40 mV
  • Total Resistance: < 8 x 10-6 Ohm
  • Voltage isolation:
  • - between poles under tension open: 10 kV 50 Hz-1 mn
  • - between parts under voltage and engine : 5 kV 50 Hz-1 mn
sectionneur 6000A pour application ferroviaire

Thermal characteristics

  • Dissiped power in the switch to 1 In: 220 W
  • Nominal heating against the set of bars: + 15 ° C
  • Maximum temperature: 180 ° C
  • Minimum operating temperature:-20 ° C
  • Minimum storage temperature:-40 ° c

Mechanical characteristics

  • Weight: 100 Kg
  • Mechanical endurance: 100,000 manoeuvre
  • Mechanical position indicator
  • Emergency manual manoeuvre system
  • Open - close in 10 seconds maximum speed
  • Stainless mechanical and fastenings - Chassis in Epoxy insulating materials
  • Silvered copper connection

Control / command

  • 400 V AC three-phase gear motor.
  • Crank handle for manual control of externally accessible relief.


Security lock for:

  • Lock the motor shaft in position open
  • Access to the manual control after unlocking
Key words : Switch, bi polar, rail

For the sake of excellence and competence at the service of its customers, AMC ETEC is certified ISO 9001 version 2008.

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