A Schaltbau Company


September 2018

Schaltbau at the InnoTrans Fair 2018

Schaltbau’s trade show at the InnoTrans in Berlin is all about innovative solutions for rail vehicles. One of our highlights is the IntelliDesk: an innovative communication and wiring concept which enables easy system integration within the driver’s ... read more

June 2018

Schaltbau at the ees Europe Fair Trade

The switching of high-voltage direct currents in the field of e-mobility, energy storage and photovoltaic systems should be done safely and reliably, in order to avoid hazards and damage to humans and goods.

At our booth you can learn how to meet the ... read more

June 2018

New DC Contactors for Energy Storage Systems and DC Charging Stations

With the new contactors Series C310 Schaltbau offers a reliable alternative to gas-filled devices, which have been commonly used up to now. Thanks to the new technology the C310 contactors work without insulation gas. The arc chambers work on a ... read more

April 2018

Schaltbau at the Hanover Fair 2018

April, 23 – 27 in Hall 11, Booth D27

At the Hanover Fair 2018, we will exhibit our latest solutions for energy efficiency and safety for man and machine. Our highlight: the newly developed high-voltage contactor series C310. These DC-contactors ... read more

June 2017

New video & website relaunch

New Energy, our website covering all aspects relating to safety for applications in renewable energy sector, has been redesigned.

With a new graphic, informative pictures and video footage, the new website ... read more

May 2017

Schaltbau at the ees Europe

Trade fair for Batteries and Energy Storage Systems

At the ees Europe trade fair Schaltbau GmbH will be exhibiting solutions for safety-related applications in renewable energy sector:

  • DC-contactors for wind turbines and photovoltaic installations
  • ... read more
April 2017

Schaltbau at the Hanover Fair 2017

April, 24 – 28 in Hall 11, Stand D27

With a focus on Industry 4.0 at the Hanover Fair 2017 exhibitors will show innovative products, solutions and systems for mechanics, electronics and information technology.

Schaltbau GmbH will be represented ... read more

April 2016

Optimized contactors for stationary and mobile industrial applications

Both mobile and stationary industrial applications require a great variety of different switching tasks. Battery powered systems, for instance, require load switches which offer high performance at a favourable price.

Whether used as main contactor ... read more

March 2016

Schaltbau at the Hanover Fair 2016

In keeping with the motto “Safety for Man and Machine” Schaltbau GmbH will be exhibiting solutions for safety-related applications at the Hanover Fair 2016.
Visit us on our stand D25 in hall 11 and allow yourself to be introduced to our range of ... read more

March 2016

Schaltbau website now also available for smartphones and tablets

As of February there will be a smartphone compatible version of our website.
The mobile version does by no means limit functionality and content. Navigation, however, will be rather different from the one on your desktop, because it is now completely ... read more

March 2016

Finding what you are looking for more quickly

With a total of 34 different series the contactors make by far the biggest contribution to the Schaltbau product range. For an overview, they are presented on our product Website in 3 different voltage groups.
If you are, however, only ... read more

June 2015

Solutions for safety-related applications

Experience over many decades paired with high expertise in manufacturing connectors, contactors and snap-action switches enables us to respond flexibly to customer needs. Dependent on your requirements, you can choose between three possible solutions: ... read more

January 2015

Our trade fairs in 2015

If you like to catch up on our products and solutions, on these trade fairs you will find us. You are welcome to make an appointment for a personal conversation beforehand. Please write us an E-Mail, we are glad to hear from you.

“Our trade fairs ... read more

October 2014

Competition at Schaltbau booth

A successful InnoTrans 2014 presented the perfect opportunity for Schaltbau to host a competition about its 85 years of company history at its booth during the trade fair.

Journey through 85 years of Schaltbau

On the occasion of the 85th anniversary ... read more

September 2014

Cable harness for multi-traction operation of Class ICx EMUs

Schaltbau’s UIC558 Series connector has always been the first choice for multi-traction operation. With next generation EMUs such as the Class ICx ones developed and built by Siemens, however, the demand on signal transmission has risen considerably. ... read more

August 2014

Crimping, Assembly and Maintenance Instructions for LV-HPC Series Charging Connectors

Users of LV-HPC Series high power connectors for battery-powered industrial trucks can now request our manual with crimping, assembly and maintenance instructions via email: mh@schaltbau.de. Please observe the instructions, since noncompliance with the instructions ... read more

May 2014

Disconnector DM1130/13 in Russian diesel loco

The picture shows the prototype of the Russian Class 2TE25AMH diesel locomotive manufactured by BMZ (Bryansk Engineering Plant, a member of Transmashholding). The loco comes with a brand new engine of the Finnish manufacturer Wätsilä with a capacity ... read more

May 2014

Configurator for connectors

From now on you can use the configuring tool for the M, G, GM, NF and LV connector series.
Our configurators are designed to assist our customers in generating the ordering code for the connector they want. You will be led – step by step – to the ... read more

April 2014

More Power for Fast Charging: Schaltbau at the CeMAT trade fair

Schaltbau GmbH will be presenting at the CeMAT 2014 its solutions for manufacturers and suppliers of material handling vehicles, vehicle batteries and chargers. These include charging connectors, combi contactors, battery contactors and snap-action switches. ... read more

August 2013

Schaltbau donates €10,000 to flood victims

Schaltbau GmbH has donated €10,000 to the flood victim relief foundation run by the regional newspaper “Passauer Neue Presse”. The company has operated a production plant at Aldersbach in the Lower Bavarian district of Passau for over 40 years. ... read more

June 2013

Bidirectional DC contactors for PV installations

With its CT Series contactors Schaltbau provides solution to automation and remote control of PV applications. Originally developed for railway applications, the CT series is also suitable for use in outdoor central inverters with no need of special measures ... read more

May 2013

High-performance charging connectors for electric stackers

Short charging times and high-capacity batteries which supply enough energy for full operation in normal service to two and even more shifts without change of battery are the requirements of today’s material handling industry. The new LV-HPC Series ... read more

March 2013

Snap-action switches at Heidelberger Druckmaschinen

Chemicals, machine oil and particulate dust – the new S970-series snap-action switches defy the extreme conditions encountered in the printing industry. Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG is also relying on solutions developed by Schaltbau.

“Advantages ... read more

March 2013

Master controller in Polish electric train

Our S334 C306R master controller, a customised version of the versatile S334C master and brake controller, is now installed in a new electric train produced by the Polish manufacturer Newag. The customised part is the joystick-like shape of the lever. ... read more

February 2013

Snap-action switch for extreme applications

Our new S926 and S970 snap-action switch series have been developed for use in severe environmental conditions. Their robust polyetherimide (PEI) housing makes for better resilience when exposed to extreme temperatures (-55°C to +150°C), improved resistance ... read more

February 2013

Contactors in battery test stands

The high-voltage battery plays an important part in electric vehicles. The batteries are, therefore, extensively tested, before they are used. Tests concerning the functionality and security of the battery are carried out in battery test stands. Our CT ... read more

December 2012

Website relaunch

The Schaltbau GmbH website has been given a complete makeover. Both the content and the layout have been extensively revised. We have paid particular attention to the presentation of our products and accordingly revamped the Markets section, which highlights ... read more

December 2012

Switches in access control systems

Three-arm turnstiles provide an ideal solution for indoor and outdoor areas with high volumes of people. Here, Schaltbau S826 snap-action switches ensure the access is locked once a person has passed through and provide a reliable means of access control. ... read more


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Hauppauge, NY 11788

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Fax +1 631/271 82 74


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