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At Infrarail 2014, Socomec will showcase its UPS and low-voltage power solutions for the UK rail and mass transportation sectors. The IP Rail range of UPS equipment has been specifically engineered to meet the requirements of the UK rail sector, ensuring the safe, reliable and efficient operation of rail networks and infrastructure.

The Emergency UPS range protects passengers and staff in the event of a major power failure or incident, providing emergency lighting and guaranteeing the performance of other emergency systems.

In addition, the company’s OLI range of UPS equipment delivers the ultimate energy availability, taking inputs from both a 25kV for overhead line as well as a 400V AC mains supply.

Key product features

  • Statys and Atys — a range of manual and automatic transfer and bypass switches from 16–3,200A — provide vital support to emergency systems and signalling and guarantee alternate and standby power availability
  • Fuserbloc — a range of high-quality fuse combination systems from 20–1,250A that protects against overload and provides local safety isolation
  • Countis and Diris — deliver the ultimate control improving both energy quality and efficiency via a range of high-functionality single- and three-phase active energy meters, power measurement devices and network analysers — all for use with Socomec’s Vertelis software

Socomec UPS

Founded in 1922, SOCOMEC are an industrial group that boasts a workforce in excess of 2500 people worldwide.

Uninterruptible Power Supplies with Socomec

Founded in 1922, SOCOMEC are an industrial group that boasts a workforce in excess of 2500 people worldwide.

With products marketed under the trademark SOCOMEC UPS, the extensive range of products fulfils any and every need for a Continuous Electrical Power Supply of the highest quality.

Innovative Power Solutions

The UPS offered by SOCOMEC UPS, in addition to the Secure Critical Power UPS Systems, Rectifiers, Harmonic Equalisers and DC to AC/AC to DC Converters, makes up the most complete range offered worldwide and covers the widest range of applications with something to suit each and every sector of the market.

SOCOMEC UPS were the first manufacturer in France to offer static power supplies in 1968. In 1980 they were the first to design a UPS with PWM technology, 1996 saw them being the first to integrate IGBT technology with major power sources and in 2000, SOCOMEC became the first designer to integrate a UPS with a modular rack system.

Since then they have also been the first to integrate hybrid components in 2001, they developed the first 200kVA UPS to include an IGBT rectifier in 2003 and came up with new battery charging designs in 2004. In 2006 they also developed a replacement for the traditional battery based solution by creating a dynamic energy storage system.

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