The German companies Winkler from Heidelberg and Metawell from Neunburg developed a heated floor panel for rail cars in a joint venture. The result is a lightweight, compact and efficient system. The integration of the sleeve-free heating cable of Winkler in the sandwich panels of Metaw
Winkler is an independent, medium-sized company located in Heidelberg. For more than 30 years, we have been developing and manufacturing a broad range of flexible electric heaters and specialising in applications for the rail industry.
All our products can be adapted individually to your applications, allowing you to obtain a customised solution that fits your requirements perfectly. Our process is not only more technically advanced, but also more economic.
Our products are reliable, durable and made of high-quality materials. As a system supplier to demanding OEM-customers in industry, we are fully familiar with the requirements in practice and the relevant operating conditions.
Electrical heating for rail vehicles and infrastructure
Heating plays an important role for the safety, reliability and comfort in railway environments, both with regards to rail vehicles and infrastructure.
Snow, ice and extreme changes of temperature can result in the complete failure of mechanical, hydraulic, and electrical systems, but can be avoided by the provision of suitable electric heating.
Our products offer solutions for temperature maintenance and freeze protection using specially designed electric heating elements and associated control and monitoring equipment.
Heating devices for the railway industry
Backed by more than 30 years of experience, Winkler employs a broad range of technologies to determine the best solution. We tailor our heating devices to every specific application.
Winkler aims to heat trains using less energy, weight and space to ensure both economic and visual quality.
Heating cables, silicone heaters and heating foils for railway vehicles
We offer heating cables for floors, wall panels, current collectors and piping. Our silicone heaters can be applied to floors, fire extinguishing bottles, steps, faeces containers, sand pipes, electronic components and drives for switches.
We also provide heating foils for displays, instruments, electronic components and ticket machines.
Temperature controllers and control equipment for rail
Winkler offers heated hoses and pipes for hydraulic lines, drives for switches and water hoses.
Temperature controllers and control equipment are also available for project-specific controls developed by the customer and according to performance specifications.
All Winkler products comply with the relevant standards and railway requirements.
Winkler will be in Berlin, Germany for 2010's InnoTrans event. The event showcases innovative components, vehicles and systems for railways from all over the world and is the biggest annual event within the railway industry. You will be able to find Winkler at stand 207 in hall 21.