Energy conversion

Energy conversion

Expert in on-board energy conversion for railways

The development of electric and hybrid motors is leading to the growth of power electronics in trains. MAFELEC and PETERCEM have been present for 40 years in on-board energy conversion and in substations.

Power electronics solutions for railways

From current and voltage measurement to safety functions of insulation, voltage detection and switching, we address both standard and specific needs. Our application and usage oriented approach allows MAFELEC to propose multifunctional products that simplify the use and optimize the global cost of the solution.

With PETERCEM, we offer a wide range of current transducers, voltage transducers, isolators and switches that are recognized by the main integrators in the sector.

Compliance and qualification of train solutions

Our solutions are designed according to the railway standards: EN 50155, EN 45545, etc…

Key figures :

  • Over 200 active product references
  • 150 000 insulators / year
  • Over 40 years of expertise

Our product ranges for energy conversion

Cam switch - C800 range
Defence / Industry / Railway

Cam switch - C800 range

  • 2 to 8 position switch
  • Ith = 16A
  • Up to 80 self-cleaning contacts
  • Normal or broken hand control
Insulators and bulkhead crossing
Bus & Coaches / Defence / Energy / Industry / Railway

Insulators and bulkhead crossing

  • Material : polyester fibreglass
  • Low and medium voltage
  • Wide range of sizes and shapes
  • Male or female connection
  • Conformity to the NF F 61-016 standard
Snap action switch - C400 range
Defence / Energy / Industry / Railway

Snap action switch - C400 range

  • 2 to 4 position switch
  • Rating from 16A to 4000A AC/DC
  • Up to 32 wiping contacts /16 stages
  • Normal or broken hand control
  • Possibility of a motorized control from 64A onwards equipped with auxiliary contacts
Wiping contact switch - K4 range
Railway

Wiping contact switch - K4 range

  • Switch from 2 to 4 fixed positions
  • Ith = 4A
  • 35mm tab connection on the back
  • Up to 16 NO or NC wiping contacts
  • Action-dependent mechanism