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nVent SCHROFF Supports Next-Generation Rail Technology

The Transition to Next-Generation Rail Telecom: LTE Networks Require Higher EMC Protection Levels

The railway industry is undergoing a transformation with the introduction of next-generation technology. High Speed, Big Data, IIOT, Predicative Maintenance, and many other industry buzz words are predicated…

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3 Design Practices to Achieve Stray Current Control

In our previous post, we defined stray currents, where they come from and some effects they can have on grounding and other systems with the capacity to carry…

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The Basics of Stray Current Control

Reducing or preventing corrosion is a main concern in electrical systems. When DC voltages exist in applications such as railway traction, solar or battery power systems, corrosion can cause major issues in terms of grounding system integrity and effectiveness, or even environmental issues with unintended leakage from underground pipelines.

nVent ERICO Railway Electrical Protection

nVent ERICO Railway Electrical Protection Series: Surge Protection Devices (SPDs)

So far, the nVent Railway Electrical Protection blog series has thus far covered nVent ERICO direct strike lightning protection, and grounding and bonding.  These products represent solutions for…

nVent ERICO Railway Electrical Protection Series: Grounding and Bonding

In the first post in our railway electrical protection blog series, we described the harm that lightning strikes can cause to rail properties, and highlighted how nVent direct…

nVent ERICO Railway Electrical Protection Series: Lightning Strikes

Severe weather, with heavy rain, hail, and dangerous cloud to ground lightning can occur anywhere in North America, creating a challenging environment for railways, especially during the summer…

nVent Heating Solutions for Third Rail Electrification

During the recent polar vortex that brought temperatures as low as -60 F through the upper Midwest of North America, there were many news stories highlighting the extreme measures railways…

nVent SCHROFF Space-saving Cabinets Create More Room On Board Multi-unit (MU) Trains

Many exciting advancements exist in the world of rolling stock, including the proliferation of high-speed rail and emergence of autonomous, driver-less technology. Another significant trend is the rise…

An Innovative nVent Ground Conductor On Track in Metro Railways Throughout China

nVent ERICO provides a variety of solutions for earthing (grounding) and bonding across many industries, including rail. Earthing systems are a critical part of railway safety, protecting passengers and the…

For More Efficient Onboard Electrical Systems, nVent ERIFLEX Connections Make a Difference

  When it comes to transporting people and goods, railroads typically have a lower environmental impact than other modes of transportation. Further, many regions around the world are…