Contact Wire De-icing (CWDS)

For smooth rail operation also in winter

Reliable and long-lasting protection against deicing – the contact wire deicing from REBS ensures smooth rail operation, high customer satisfaction and increased efficiency.

The use of high-quality materials and their careful processing guarantee a long service life of the system. With the high variability of the control settings and the simple operation via a graphic touch panel the system can as standard be oriented to diverse customer requirements.

Our scope of supply includes:

  • Central pump unit:
  • Aluminium tank
  • Level monitoring and flow control
  • Central compressor unit:
  • Compressor
  • Air tank
  • TURBOLUB® spray intervals
  • Sensor unit
  • Nozzle bar
  • Controller:
  • System operation via graphic touch panel
  • Diverse evaluation and monitoring functions
  • Simple parameter setting and adjustment by the operator
  • Project service

Advantages of REBS contact wire deicing

  • Reliable prevention of overhead contact wire icing
  • Reduction of wear and damage to pantographs
  • Significant increase in reliability of rail operation
  • Avoidance of negative media coverage
  • Diverse monitoring options for maximum process reliability
  • Environment-friendly thanks to high efficiency of system
  • No wear of deicing system caused by friction as a result of contactless application
  • Quickly pays for itself on account of low variable costs in comparison to conventional systems