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Surge Protection for Rail Transportation Networks

Patented Technology. Guaranteed Performance. Surge Protection Experts for Positive Train Control For decades, the rail industry has relied upon simple surge protection technologies primarily consisting of components such as spark gaps, gas tubes, or basic metal oxide varistors (MOVs). As leaders in suppression technology and experts in Positive Train Control, PolyPhaser and Transtector Systems have designed state-of-the art solutions to provide the rail market with reliable transient voltage surge protection that meet and exceed AREMA requirements and standards. Application Network Component Value AC Panelboard Provides power to signal and communications equipment. DC Signal line protection Provides power to track and train monitoring equipment. DC Track Circuit Monitors occupation of train in a designated section of tracks. RF Voice Radio Used for communication between rail personnel. RF PTC Radio Used for wireless communication of train status. RF End of Train or Distributed Power Radio On board locomotive communications. RF Cellular Network Wireless communications. DC Communications Over Copper Pairs Relays information from one signal house to another. Data Ethernet Switch’s, Cameras, Radios Transmits data from one point to another. AC Surge Protection DC Surge Protection I2R Storm MCP30 SP Plus DRDC DRI Series SXRR DC Defender DTA Premier Surge Protection Vendor for Railway Systems Solutions PolyPhaser and Transtector Systems end-to-end surge protection product offering includes RF, AC, DC, data line and integrated cabinets developed to keep rail yards open, trains on schedule and passengers safe. From the GPS satellite to the bungalow we have protection solutions to meet your needs. • Surge protection products designed to meet AREMA standards. • Preferred Class I Rail vendor – ranked as a top supplier for on-time delivery and innovative technology. • Technical service well versed in PTC compliance requirements. • Dedicated regional staff to assist in beta test evaluations, site surveys, and logistics management.


Surge Protection for Rail Transportation Networks
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