Energy management: 6000W power converter rugged design for critical railway applications

energy management Schaefer Inc.

Energy management: Schaefer Inc. has introduced the C/B5600 Series of 6000 Watt DC/DC converter, AC/DC power supply and battery charging products. A robust design with industrial grade components, it provides a highly efficient, space-saving solution for even the most extreme environments in industries such as substation applications for DC Switches, CBTC, emergency lighting, transportation and railway controls, and communications equipment (onboard and trackside).

The C/B5600 Series offers a substantial lineup with over 150 standard models, with requests for modifications also available. Five standard DC input voltage options span a range from 80-800VDC. AC input models offer 1-Phase or 3-Phase as well as battery charging models. Single output voltages encompass a range from 5-400VDC. All outputs are adjustable and fully regulated to 0.2% or better (load) and 0.1% (line).

The C/B5600 Series DC/DC and AC/DC models have remote sense capability and features comprehensive protection circuitry and efficiencies are up to 95%. –20C to +75C operating temperature range, with –40C to +75C as an option.

The units are packaged in a space saving 6U or 9U rack module or a wall mount module. Options include parallel / redundant operation, further mechanical ruggedization, inhibit, Power-OK / DC-OK alarms, system reset signaling, and programming/monitoring functions.

Mechanical and electrical modifications to standard modules are available upon request. In addition, Schaefer can design and manufacture fully custom solutions.

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