Full UK Government approval was granted in 1996 for the two sections of the 69-mile (108km) high-speed Channel Tunnel Ra
Eaton is a leading power management company, providing energy-efficient solutions that help customers use electrical, fluid and mechanical power more reliably, efficiently, safely and sustainably.
We provide innovative solutions globally that help you build a more sustainable business.
Power management expertise for the railway industry
With many methods of transportation available today, you are challenged to make travelling on railways the reliable, efficient, safe, comfortable and cost-effective choice.
Meeting regulatory requirements, customer expectations and increasing globalisation, railway operators need solutions that can reduce downtime, increase productivity, as well as enhance safety and security, in order to drive profitability. All this must be done while making the industry more sustainable for the future.
EATON Electrical products – Martek Power
At Eaton, we power the railway industry by helping clients build better and safer trains and enabling railway operators to operate competitively with a wider range of electrical solutions.
With over 40 years of experience in rail, our innovative portfolio has grown, including solutions from:
- Martek Power
Martek Power AC / DC and DC /DC products
Martek Power products are designed to meet the highest national and international standards for harsh environments, safety and electromagnetic compatibility and interference (EMC / EMI).
Our products are high-specification, reliable, rugged and cost efficient switch mode DC-DC converters, AC-DC converters and DC-AC inverters, generally within the range of 5W to over 1kW.
Our converters and inverters are used in a wide variety of customer-specified applications, including LED lighting, communications, engine management systems, passenger information systems, ERTMS, Wi-Fi and fire protection systems.
Standard and custom-designed railway converters
Our extensive Martek Power range of standard railway converters is supplemented by a comprehensive custom-design capability which can provide prototypes and production units at very competitive prices whilst maintaining the commitment to quality and reliability that the rail industry demands.
At EATON, we are dedicated to technical excellence in our products, to serving the needs of our customers, and satisfying the expectations of our staff. We are also committed to maintaining a competitive edge and a strong presence in our chosen market place.
Our standard product features include:
- Compliance with International and national standards (EN, RIA), in particular EN50155 and 50121
- Fire safety according to EN 45545 for hazard levels HL1 to HL3
- High efficiency
- Fully isolated
- No minimum load requirement for multi output versions
- Nominal inputs of 24V, 36V, 52V, 74V and 110Vdc
- Series and parallel or fully redundant configurations
- Shock and vibration resistance
Although Deutsche Bundesbahn raised speeds and passenger standards with Class 103 hauled InterCity services from 1971, even with extensive track upgrading, 200km/h (124mph) would be the ceiling for reducing journey times.
Martek Power, recognised as an industry leader in the design and manufacture of power supplies and power converters, will exhibit several new railway qualified products at Railtex 2011, the 10th international exhibition of railway equipment systems and service which runs for three days from 14 Ju
Martek Power, an industry leader in power supplies designed specifically for railway applications, announces significant additions to its industry leading Powertron® family of DC/DC converters. The new DC/DC converters are extensions to Martek's established and successful JL s