Electro-hydraulic point machine HWE500
Spring package of point machine HWE500
Easily accessible lever box of point machine HWE500
Point machine of the HW 500 series in grooved track

Electric Point machines of the 500 series

Point machines of the 500 series from HANNING & KAHL are a pragmatic and cost-effective solution for depots and stabling areas for light rail vehicles and trams. Points are optimally equipped with this compact point machine. With the 500 series, grooved rail points can be operated either electro-hydraulically or electro-magnetically. The point machine is installed in space-saving manner in the middle of the track; it can also be installed on the side.

Attributes of the electric 500 series:

  • Protection class IP67 in compliance with EN 60529
  • No rod openings or bellows
  • Compact design in sub-assembly structure
  • Corrosion protection of all components
  • Simple manual activation with one stroke of setting lever
  • Adjustable fatigue-proof pressure-spring assembly
  • Certified for fulfilment of SIL 2 in compliance with CENELEC EN 50129

Technical data point machine HWE500

Drive form electro-hydraulic
Point type grooved rail (flat-bed, deep-bed), flat-bottom
Setting force 5,000 N
Point opening up to 65 mm
Pressing force of the spring assembly up to 3,000 N
Operating voltages* 600/750 V DC, 230/400 V AC
Temperature range - 25°C…+ 70°C
Protection class IP67 in compliance with EN 60529
Safety integrity SIL 2 in compliance with EN 50129

*Other operating voltages on request