PANTOGRAPH

  • Manufactured exclusively by Rail Products UK, the pantograph allows the ART 17 TH to pan on the move, giving height and stagger measurements as it goes.
  • No need for a lorry-based Panning Unit; at the end of the shift this machine does it all.
pantograph
PANTOGrAPH CONTROLS

1) ON/OFF SWITCH
Acts as the main switch. Enables power supply to sensor and controls, users can now operate the Instrumented Pantograph. If switched off, no controls are possible. The on/off key is to be removed and to be kept by the Machine Controller, to enable the Instrumented Pantograph function.

2) ENABLE SWITCH
to enable bogie up/down control. Acts as a safety function to prohibit unintended control of the Instrumented Pantograph movement. Push the enable button (2) to operate the Instrumented Pantograph function.

3) INSTRUMENTED PANTOGRAPH UP/DOWN SWITCH
to operate the Instrumented Pantograph cylinder; turn to the right and the Instrumented Pantograph will go up, turn to the left and the Instrumented Pantograph is lowered. Switch to be operated simultaneously with “Enable” pushbutton (2).

4) AMBER LIGHT
Exceeding minimal value as set in nokeval display.

5) RED LIGHT
Exceeding maximal value as set in nokeval display.

6) DISPLAY
Present measured height laser sensor + fixed value. The result is a total length between rail track surface and the Instrumented Pantograph head. The fixed value is set by the manufacture. Reprogramming the display can result in incorrect measurements.

Pantograph