Trackside and On-Board Ethernet Solutions for the Railway Industry
Henrich Electronics (Henrich) offers a full line of IEC61375-compliant products for rail, road and trackside projects.
IP67-based railway switches
The company’s IP67-based rail switches offer comprehensive layer-2 and layer-3 functions, EN 50155-compliant features, and a network recovery time of less than 15ms on 250-switch networks. The switches have a mean time between failures (MTBF) of 50 years in adverse environments.
Henrich’s switches are also equipped with relay warnings, bypass functions, wide temperature operations, power over ethernet (PoE) / PoE+ capabilities, and up to 26 M12 / PoE+ ports to help customers extend their service.
Next-generation wireless solutions for rail vehicles
In addition to comprehensive wired ethernet switches, Henrich offers a line of next-generation industrial wireless products. The company’s ruggedised 802.11ac and wireless access point (AP) solutions ensure uninterrupted communications for vehicles moving at speeds of up to 75mph (120km/h).
Using Henrich’s products for remote wireless communications, customers receive distance coverage of up to 3.1 miles (5km) in the city and 6.2 miles (10km) in the suburbs.
The company’s 4G-LTE routers provide leading data backup capabilities for wired ethernet ports, ensuring data is always in a specified location in the event of network interruption. Designed to meet industrial standards, the products feature comprehensive security features and support 2.4G and 5.8G channels, with connections offering up to 150Mbps.
Reliable ethernet products for industrial applications
Henrich provides cutting-edge technology and reliable solutions for its customers worldwide. The company supplies a wide range of products and services, including:
- Ethernet product offerings that support most industrial applications
- More than 1,000 stock-keeping units (SKUs)
- Products have proven quality with a field failure rate of 0.01%
- US customer reference available upon request
- Henrich also guarantees the lowest possible cost for original equipment manufacturers (OEM) and original design manufacturers (ODM)
Past rail projects
Henrich’s past projects include the provision of an error prevention system for Subway Line 2 and Line 4 in Suzhou, China.
Prior to the project, the subway’s operations were halted by an issue with communications between on-board devices and wireless trackside applications.
Henrich resolved the problem after modifying its solutions to suit the project’s requirements. Suzhou Subway Line 2 is now in operation and Line 4 will become operational in six months.
With more than 13 years of in-house development experience in industrial ethernet and communications technologies, Henrich assists clients with trackside and on-board ethernet-based projects.
The company’s clients include China Rail (CRRC) and its affiliate subsidiaries.