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Rail & Transit Speed Sensors

Rail and Transit Speed Sensors

MSI manufactures sensors for the rail industry that are specifically designed for use in this harsh and rugged environment. Features include moisture resistance, special potting material that compensates for temperature extremes, and a rugged design that can withstand high levels of vibration impact and general mechanical abuse.

Types of speed sensors commonly used in the Rail Industry include:

Hall Effect
Variable Reluctance

Rail Applications:

  • Braking
  • Speed Control
  • Propulsion/Traction Motor
  • Automatic Train Control (ATC)
  • Event Recording
  • Head End Power
  • Custom Electronics Design
  • Wire and Cable Harnesses

Rail Speed Sensors

ATEX & IECEx Certified: Custom & Standard Speed Sensors for Intrinsically Safe applications (also approved by CSA w/NRTL/C)