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Solenoid Valves

RAIL SPECIFICATION SOLENOID VALVES

rail brakes solenoid valves

Norgren is at the forefront of train braking technology, and provides more than 30,000 solenoid valves for braking systems every year.  Our products meet with all the latest global legislation requirements and are focused on safety, reliability and quality. 

Norgren innovation has delivered lighter, faster, more reliable products to the tightest leak specifications and to suit all environment specifications from -40°C to +80°C (even down to – 55°C on selected products). We have pioneered many new developments in conjunction with the leading Railway technology providers and have a comprehensive suite of solenoid valves suitable for railway braking systems:

15mm MICROSOL PILOT VALVES

Safe, reliable and proven technology adopted by major Brake system manufacturers globally.

  • Suitable for -40°C
  • Fast response, high cycle life
  • Manifold/porting options
  • Vibration resistant 
  • 3/2 N/C, 3/2 N/O, 2/2 N/C & 2/2 NO options
  • 8.0 bar, 10.0 bar
  • DC / AC voltage options
  • -40°C to +70°C
  • <2 Watt power
  • 28.0 l/min typical flow
  • Unmatched Swiss made reliability and performance

32mm SUB BASE SOLENOID VALVES

  • All air connections through base
  • Robust, compact and reliable, over 35 years of rail application service
  • 7 voltages; 12, 24, 37.5, 52, 74, 96, 110 vdc, all with  +/- 30% voltage tolerance
  • 3 functions; 3/2, normally closed, 3/2 normally open, change over
  • 1.5mm diameter orifice
  • Standard or special electrical connectors

DIRECT ACTING UNIVERSAL SOLENOID VALVES

  • Suitable for -40°C as standard
  • Direct acting 0 – 10 bar
  • Can be used as 3/2 N/C, 3/2 N/O, 2/2 N/C & 2/2 NO
  • Wide voltage options suitable for +/- 30% tolerance
  • Manifold/porting options
  • Vibration resistant 
  • 6.0mm poppet valve – 300 l/min flow
  • Based on SIL 4 safety technology