Richard AG Murgenthal is one of the world's leading manufacturers of components and systems for the power supply of electric rail vehicles. With competence from more than 110 years of development, we manufacture innovative series products in Switzerland, as well as custom-made special solutions in close cooperation with the customer.
The products from current collectors to main switches, disconnectors, integral system solutions as well as customised special solutions are used worldwide by renowned integrators and rail vehicle manufacturers.
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Current collectors for the railway.
Richard AG produces reliable, high-quality and proven pantographs. Thanks to our individual, adaptable wind deflectors, we achieve the required contact pressure even at very high speeds. This adapt...
Electric main switch
The function of the main switch is to disconnect the current flow between the overhead contact line and the electrical equipment of the locomotive.
Pneumatic main switch
The pneumatic main switch has the function of disconnecting the current flow between the overhead line and the locomotive's electrical equipment.
Roof line isolator
A faulty complete system is immediately separated from the intact system by the roof line isolator.
Insulators - also called electrical non-conductors - are made of material with a very high resistance, which means that only a very low current flows through the component.
The earthing switch is used for the safety of drivers and workshop personnel during checks and faults in the traction units. It connects the live lines in front of and behind the main switch to ea...
Other countries, other voltages.
The overhead contact line in Switzerland has a voltage of 15 kilovolts and must switch the system when crossing the network, for example to Italy (3 kV).