Current collector tests

The electrotechnical tests performed by the VUZ testing laboratory include also current collector tests.

Test portfolio: 

  • Current collector tests according to ČSN EN 50206-1 and -2, ČSN EN 50317, ČSN EN 50367, UIC 608, TSI LOC&PAS
  • Measurement of collector dimensions, collector raising and lowering times
  • Measurement of collector static thrust force 
  • Aerodynamic force measurement
  • Measurement of interaction between the pantograph and catenary system

Technical equipment:

  • Dewetron based modular measurement technology 
  • Measurement technology for collector static characteristics measurement 

Reference projects:

  • Alstom: M7 unit
  • Siemens: electric locomotives
  • CAF: electric units
  • Bombardier Transportation: Traxx locomotive
  • Škoda Transportation: electric units
  • Hitachi: electric units
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