Era-contact is a global technology and market leader in automatic electrical coupling and hand plugs in the railway industry. Apart from offering transmission of power and control signals, it is the only company which provides solutions for Ethernet and fast Ethernet signal transmission between trains. Aside from the railway sector, era-contact also operates in the automotive, commercial vehicles and construction machinery as well as in the field of measurements, medical tech and mechanical engineering.

Wybrane produkty

  • UIC IT

    The UIC IT connector system includes 16 signal contacts for controlling system applications and an integrated Ethernet interface used for fast data exchange. Thanks to the Cat7 performance-oriented standard which provides a secure and stable data transfer up to 10Gb/s, UIC IT finds various applications from safety to infotainment services.    Key features: 

    • 16 x signal contacts + 8 x Ethernet contacts
    • Signal contacts: rated voltage 100 V, rated current 10 A
    • Ethernet contacts: rated voltage 50 V, 5 A
    • IP66 (receptacle closed), IP55 (optional 69) plug coupled
    • Operating temperature: -50°C to 85°C
    • Compatible with all IRS 50588 compliant systems

  • UIC 541

    UIC 541 The UIC 541 connector ensures a proper power supply and signal transmission which are key for safety of devices and systems such as the electro-pneumatic brake, the emergency brake override and alarm signal for passengers. The UIC 541 connectors work perfectly in EMUs as well as passenger and freight wagons.  Key features: 

    • 9 signal poles
    • Rated voltage: 250 V, rated current 6 A to 35 A (depending on the pole)
    • Operating temperature: -40°C to 85°C
    • At least IP66 protection

  • UIC 558

    13 and 18-pole connectors used in international railway transport. Used to connect lines for remote switching of lighting, door control, transmitting audio broadcasts and signals. The construction guarantees the safe uncoupling of the plug and socket in the event of the separation of vehicles which were not previously electrically decoupled.    Key features:   

    • 13 or 18 poles
    • Rated voltage 60 V, rated current 10 A
    • Operating temperature: -40°C to 90°C
    • IP66 protection when not connected