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Kockum Sonics Train Whistle Signals for Locomotives and Rolling Stock

Kockum Sonics is a worldwide supplier of alarm signal systems, and provides TYFON train whistles to the railway industry.

The TYFON train whistle itself originates from the 1920s and has been used for train signalling since the 1930s.

As such, our rail whistles and train horn signals have a long history of reliable performance in a variety of extreme conditions whilst still providing audible signalling that well exceeds the UIC (International Union of Railways) parameters. From Scandinavia to the Pacific, you will hear the unmistakable sound of TYFON .

TYFON TRAINS WHISTLES: A WORLD CLASS BRAND

By listening to our customers and acting upon their individual requirements, we have been able to design new and innovative products that have resulted in far greater customer confidence and loyalty.

ELECTRONIC TYFON ALARM SIGNALS

All aspects of the design and manufacture of the electronics within our products is carried out by staff at our Malmö facility. All products are tested throughout the whole manufacturing cycle to ensure they achieve the standards according to the UIC (International Union of Railways).

FEATURES OF ELECTRONIC TYFON RAIL WHISTLES

  • Corrosion resistant – thermoplastic trumpet horn
  • High acoustic power – 120dB(A) at 5m from the horn
  • Standard frequency 660Hz
  • Complies with the UIC 644
  • Optional heater element
  • Customer-tailored solutions upon request

TYFON LOCOMOTIVE WHISTLES

The distinguished sound of TYFON is renowned in all fields of high-power audio signalling and as such many countries throughout the world have equipped their locomotives with TYFON train whistles.

FEATURES OF TYFON TRAIN HORN SIGNALS

  • Corrosion-resistant thermoplastic trumpet horn with diaphragm of virtually unlimited lifetime
  • High acoustic power 125dB(A) at 5m from the horn
  • Standard frequencies 370Hz and 660Hz
  • Complies with UIC 644
  • Low air consumption 5/8l/s
  • Adaptable to regional requirements
  • Optional heater element
  • Customer-tailored solutions upon request

AUDIO SIGNAL ACCESSORIES

A wide range of accessories are available:

  • Particle protectors in nylon or metal
  • Choke discs for specific pressures
  • Alternative mounting schemes
  • Heater elements
  • Copper horns

KOCKUM SONICS: SERVICE AND SUPPORT

Kockum Sonics’ wholly-owned subsidiary companies and worldwide network of agents are ideally placed to provide an excellent standard of customer support

and spare parts where required. Additionally, a 24h global help desk ensures any queries or questions are answered both rapidly and effectively, regardless of location or time zone.

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Kockum Sonics Sweden (Headquarters)

Industrigatan 39

PO Box 1035

Malmo

SE-212 10

Sweden

+46 406 718 800 +46 402 165 13 www.kockumsonics.com www.kockumsonics.com

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Malmo

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Industrigatan 39

PO Box 1035

Malmo

SE-212 10

Sweden

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Malmo

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Malmo

SE-212 10

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