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On-board Connection boxes

On-board Connection boxes

Overview

 
Black connection box for metro with cover

In association with the Current Collector Devices and the fuse boxes with are installed on both side of the train, the connection boxes 750VDC, 1.500VDC and 2.000 VDC are connecting the power cable coming from both side before going to the EMU. Mersen offer a large range of isolated connection boxes.

On-board connection boxes are installed on Metro. They are a key components of connection.

 


 

Benefits

 
Open black connection box for metro

Uses of Connection boxes

Mersen on-board connection boxes are designed to be very compact and adaptable to your configurations.

Mersen have a large library of existing connection boxes solutions but also Mersen can design, create and customized the box for your application adapting its shape, dimensions and cable connections. They are reliable and offer low maintenance with a whole life support.

They are designed to withstand and answer the shock and vibration and also fire and smoke international regulations.

 


Spare part kits

Mersen will supply you all Spare parts kits to guarantee the reliability and increase the life time of your connection boxes including :

  • cables,
  • Cable glands,
  • Windows,
  • sealing,
  • Hardware and all necessary components

 
Metro workshop station Current Collector Device (CCD) work shop training

Training and assistance

Mersen Design team is available to support your design and maintenance team’s especially for the smart and connected functions.

Mersen Service team can train your Maintenance team to make the setting and the maintenance of your installations all around the world.

 

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Open black connection box for metro

Uses of Connection boxes

Mersen on-board connection boxes are designed to be very compact and adaptable to your configurations.

Mersen have a large library of existing connection boxes solutions but also Mersen can design, create and customized the box for your application adapting its shape, dimensions and cable connections. They are reliable and offer low maintenance with a whole life support.

They are designed to withstand and answer the shock and vibration and also fire and smoke international regulations.

 


Spare part kits

Mersen will supply you all Spare parts kits to guarantee the reliability and increase the life time of your connection boxes including :

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Capabilities

Largest range of the market, Reliability, Low maintenance cost, Innovation

The comprehensive range of connection boxes is designed for Metro applications.

 

The principle is simple, Mersen have “naked” boxes that you can easily adapt to your configuration:

  • The number of circuits (1, 2 or 3)
  • The number of cables getting in and out of the box,
  • the nature and the size of the cable glands (metal, plastic) ,
  • the connection inside the box for the cable shoes.

 

Design Guide

 

Design

Mersen connection box are made with a Sheet Moulding Compound (SMC): Polyester resin reinforced with 25% glass fibber, dyed in the mass offering the best ageing characteristics and Higher weatherproof and dust protection.

Mersen offers a large library of compact existing solutions which can be adapted to your solutions (cable entries and exists, kind of cable glands, inside connections) and avoid Non Recurring costs.


Installations

The connection boxes can be installed in any positions (horizontal, vertical, side) on the bogie.


Number of circuits

The connection boxes can be organised to house 3 different circuits in one single box.

 


 
Square Color Palette

Color

Mersen offer the possibility to color them (mass tint or paint).


 

One flexible cable and one black cable and hardware

Cables

Mersen can provide the adapted cables to wire you system.

 


Tooling

Beside the spare parts, Mersen can supply the necessary tooling to set perfectly your equipment to the technical requirements of your grid and optimize their use.

 


LCC; RAMS; Type tests

Mersen team provide type tests and different studies (Life Cycle Cost, RAMS, FMEA, Eco Design and recyclability, etc…) to secure the reliability of your equipment solution and its conformity to standards and legislations.

 


 

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Design

Mersen connection box are made with a Sheet Moulding Compound (SMC): Polyester resin reinforced with 25% glass fibber, dyed in the mass offering the best ageing characteristics and Higher weatherproof and dust protection.

Mersen offers a large library of compact existing solutions which can be adapted to your solutions (cable entries and exists, kind of cable glands, inside connections) and avoid Non Recurring costs.


Installations

The connection boxes can be installed in any positions (horizontal, vertical, side) on the bogie.


Number of circuits

The connection boxes can be organised to house 3 different circuits in one single box.

 


 
Square Color Palette

Color

Mersen offer the possibility to color them (mass tint or paint).


 

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Connection box range

  • Connection Box 750 VDC
  • Connection Box 1.500 VDC
  • Connection Box 2.000 VDC

Completed Projects

  • 3rd Rail Current Collector Devices (Riyad, Kochi)

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