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Lamifil Contact Wires and Cables for Catenary Systems

Lamifil

From urban transport systems up to high-speed networks, Lamifil supplies the right catenary wires ranging from pure copper and copper silver up to copper tin, copper cadmium and copper magnesium. The powerful combination of innovative technology, abundant experience and advanced know-how makes Lamifil the preferred partner for your business.

Contact, messenger, dropper and feeder-cable overhead wires

For more than 50 years Lamifil has been manufacturing a comprehensive range of overhead wires for railway electrification. As one of the leading manufacturers in this field, we have proven to be a reliable supplier of:

  • Contact wires
  • Messenger wires
  • Feeder cables
  • Dropper wires

Lamifil can supply the above in copper, copper silver (CuAg), copper tin (CuSn), copper cadmium (CuCd) and copper magnesium (CuMg).

Lamifil also manufacture a wide range of aluminium and aluminium alloy conductors for both railway electrification and overhead lines for transmission and distribution of electricity. More specific information regarding the products above can be found below.

Contact wire

Lamifil manufactures trolley wire or contact wire in accordance with both internationally recognised standards and customer specifications. Features include:

  • Sections ranging from 65mm² up to 150mm² and above
  • Round, flat, oval profiles
  • Available in copper, copper silver, copper tin, copper magnesium and copper cadmium
  • Specifications: EN, NFC, DIN, UIC, BS and ASTM

Depending on the type of lines (heavy traffic, normal operation, high-speed lines, etc) different sections or different alloys will be used.

Messenger, feeder and dropper wire

Lamifil produces bare overhead electrification conductors in copper and copper alloys in accordance with internationally recognised standards as well as customer specific requirements or specifications. Features include:

  • Sections ranging from 10mm² up to 1,400mm²
  • Messenger wires, feeder wires, dropper wires and flexible strands
  • Available in copper, copper silver, copper tin, copper magnesium and copper cadmium
  • Specifications: EN, NFC, DIN, BS and ASTM

Furthermore Lamifil manufactures a complete range of aluminium and aluminium alloy conductors to connect the catenary wires to the power supply grid. This makes Lamifil your ‘one-stop shop’ for a full range of bare conductors used in railway electrification.

Wire rod and drawn wire

For overseas markets Lamifil can offer not only the finished products, but also the wire rod or drawn wire used to produce the conductors for overhead electrification.

Wire rod in copper-magnesium (CuMg) or copper-cadmium (CuCd) is available in a wide range of diameters. Wire rod in aluminium alloys is available in several diameters.

Customers

Lamifil supply a broad range of catenary wires to customers around the globe. Among Lamifil’s key accounts are leading international railway contractors as well as many railway infrastructure operators active in the following fields:

  • Tramways / LRT
  • Conventional rail infrastructure
  • High-speed rail (above 300km/h)

Lamifil have a long history. For nearly 80 years we have been processing aluminium and copper at the heart of Europe.

Lamifil was previously known by the name Lamitref and is based near the harbour of Antwerp in Belgium. Over many decades, the company has built up an excellent reputation as supplier of railway electrification products. Today, we export our products to five continents.

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Lamifil at Innotrans Exhibition 2016

Lamifil will be exhibiting at InnoTrans 2014, the transport industry's top trade fair which will be held at the Berlin Exhibition Grounds from 23-26 September 2016.

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Working with Lamifil means working with a partner. Whether you need material from our standard product range or ask us to develop a new alloy, we always work together with you to ensure the product you receive is exactly what your specific end application calls for.

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Lamifil

B-2620 Hemiksem

Other

Belgium

+32 3 870 06 11 +32 3 887 80 59 www.lamifil.be

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3 July 2017

Lamifil and its employees are proud to announce that we have obtained the ISO14001:2004 certificate. This certificate reassures our customers and employees that environmental impact is being measured and constantly improved.

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1 September 2016

Lamifil will be exhibiting at InnoTrans 2014, the transport industry's top trade fair which will be held at the Berlin Exhibition Grounds from 23-26 September 2016.

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26 July 2016

As a leading manufacturer of railway cabling and overhead conductors, Lamifil has extended its expertise into the field of aluminium and copper specialty wires.

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3 October 2010

Lamifil is pleased to announce the qualification of its CuSn contact wire by the French national railway company SNCF (Société Nationale des Chemins de Fer Français). Lamifil is now qualified for both CuSn contact wire sections used in the French railway network, 107mm² and 15

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3 October 2010

Lamifil recently exhibited at this year's InnoTrans in Berlin. The event was a huge success, attracting visitors from around the world. Lamifil would like to thank all of the visitors to its stand for their interest in the company and its products.

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9 March 2010

We are pleased to announce that Lamifil will be present at InnoTrans 2010, the top trade show for transport technology which will be held from 21-24 September at the Berlin Exhibition Grounds, Berlin, Germany. You are most welcome to visit our stand to discover our innovative products a

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3 February 2010

For more than 50 years Lamifil has been manufacturing a comprehensive range of overhead wires for railway electrification. The company has uploaded a free white paper providing details about its products. As one of the leading manufacturers in this field, Lamifil supplies the right caten

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14 May 2008

We are pleased to announce that Lamifil will be present at InnoTrans 2008, the industry's top trade show which will be held from 23-26 September at the Berlin Exhibition Grounds. Our brand new stand will give you the opportunity to discover our innovative products and to rediscover why

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Lamifil

B-2620 Hemiksem

Other

Belgium

+32 3 870 06 11 +32 3 887 80 59 www.lamifil.be

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