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Rail Connections and Solutions

nVent ERIFLEX is the Next-Generation for Rail

nVent ERIFLEX provides innovative and customized product offerings with distinct advantages over traditional power cable for modern railways. Learn how you can overcome obstacles with nVent ERIFLEX’s proprietary selection of modernized rail solutions.

Rail Solutions


Traditional power cable is bulky, limited in range & pliability, and is not suited to fit narrow or tight spaces. The next generation of onboard power conversion systems requires a better solution—don’t let the limitations of traditional cable wire derail your next railway project.

 

NVENT ERIFLEX ADVANCED SOLUTIONS PROVIDE:

nVent ERIFLEX Flexible Busbar
nVent ERIFLEX Advanced Flexible Busbar Installation

Flexibility

nVent ERIFLEX Flexibar Advanced flexible busbar are extremely flexible, allowing for connections in tight confines. Flexibar Advanced can be bent and shaped for all sizes, making it ideal for unique rail applications. 

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1. 20% volume reduction

Space Savings

nVent ERIFLEX Flexibar Advanced flexible busbar are lightweight, low profile and extremely compact. Specifically, nVent ERIFLEX Flexibar Advanced consumes 25% less volume and weigh 30% less than traditional cable wire. 

Cabinet with cables compared to nVent ERIFLEX Flexibar
2. Cabinet with Cables 3. nVent ERIFLEX Flexibar Advanced

Superior Performance

nVent ERIFLEX products have superior performance compared to conventional cable wire. With greater ampacity, Flexibar Advanced can replace multiple runs of conventional cable wire. 

nVent ERIFLEX vs. PVC Insulation Test
Left: nVent ERIFLEX Advanced Technology Right: PVC Insulation

Safety and Conformance

nVent ERIFLEX offers a range of Advanced Technology solutions, which consist products with material compositions that are low smoke, halogen free, flame retardant and capable of operating at high temperatures, of which are critical properties for electrical system components in railways. Both Flexibar Advanced flexible busbar and IBSB Advanced insulated braided conductor conform with EN-45545-2.

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nVent ERIFLEX Advanced

As a leader in the electrical power conductor industry, nVent ERIFLEX has worked to meet market needs by developing a unique and safer thermoplastic elastomers (TPE) solution. After extensive research, nVent ERIFLEX Advanced Technology is establishing a new gold standard that combines unique features: low smoke, halogen-free, flame retardant (LSHFFR) and high temperature properties without compromising the flexibility of our power conductors range.

In addition, our busbar supports, distribution and power blocks, and insulators also offer the same Advanced Technology unique safety features. See how our nVent ERIFLEX products can solve even the most complex problems today.

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Need Custom Solutions?

Made to Order (MTO) power connection solutions from nVent ERIFLEX offer scalable customization and quick delivery. Our MTO program enables customers to select a unique length, width, thickness and hole pattern in order to achieve a seamless connection for every application. 

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Learn more about nVent ERIFLEX Advanced Technology for Rail

Watch our video to learn more about the benefits of our nVent ERIFLEX Advanced Technology products for the rail industry, see rail specific certifications, application benefits, and more here. 

nVent Railways Solutions

Railways operate in a harsh, electrically challenging environment. nVent solutions help railways avoid costly electrical damage and service outages, and support the integration of sensitive electronics that power next generation rail technology.

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Download Rail Resources

Find a variety of resources for nVent ERIFLEX Advanced Technology for Rail and our other nVent Rail product lines here.

Ready to get started with nVent ERIFLEX for rail?

Contact technical support with any questions, or get started on your project with our sales team here.

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