With over forty years of experience in designing products for traction, Mersen has developed and delivered the adapted setting tools adapted for your overhaul maintenance level to ensure and guarantee the quality for your products during the life time of the train.
The setting tool is mandatory to maintain your CCD when comes the overhaul time.
Mersen Setting Tool’s are designed to be very compact and easy to use. They are customized and adapted to your Current Collector Device. With them, you will set perfectly your CCD to the technical requirements of your network and optimize their use.
High, Low and nominal position can be set, also, the tool include a pressure measurement system to check the pressure of the CCD on the 3rd rail.
This tool is mandatory to succeed in the great overhaul to guarantee a reliable service and longer life time of your CCD fleet.
During the overhaul, the CCD is completely disassembled to replace the necessary spare part kits to get a CCD ready to restart as new.
After the replacement of the parts, comes the critical phase of the setting of the High, the Low and the nominal positions and the checking of the pressure of the CCD against the third rail like indicated in the manual.
These operations are very important not to have a malfunction in the operations of the CCD which could have dramatic causes in the interactions with the third rail. These operations cannot be properly done without this tool.
The setting tool is equipped with a pressure controller to check the pressure of the CCD shoe against the third rail.
It is easy to check the manual and pneumatic retractions positions with the jig
If the CCD is equipped with a micro contact o inform the driver of the retracted position of the CCD, you can easy check it.
Mersen will supply you all Spare parts kits to guarantee the reliability and increase the life time of your Setting Tools.
Mersen Design team is available to support your design and maintenance team’s especially for the smart and connected functions.
Mersen Service team can train your Maintenance team to make the setting and the maintenance of your installations all around the world.
Mersen team provide type test and different studies (Life Cycle Cost, RAMS, FMEA, Eco Design and recyclability, etc…) to secure the reliability of your CCD solution and its conformity to standards and legislations.