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Flexible Electric Heaters for the Rail Industry

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Englerstraße 24,
69126 Heidelberg,
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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.

Winkler’s heating solution for rail applications.
Heating foils are flexible, very thin (0.2mm) and lightweight (0.05g/m²).
Silicone heaters for rail application are DIN 54831 and 50129 certified and approved to BS8563:1999.
Silicone heaters are flexible, very thin (1.5mm) and light (0.3g/cm²).
Heated floor panels are lightweight and easy to mount.

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.

Englerstraße 24
69126 Heidelberg

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