SNOW DETECTION SYSTEMS

Snow Detection Systems2018-06-20T16:03:18+00:00

The Railway Equipment Company’s Snow Detection Systems are free standing units that feature the ability to monitor temperature and moisture conditions and control equipment dependent on these weather conditions.

SNOW DETECTION SYSTEMS
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Universal Snow Detection System

  • The Universal Snow Detection System is equipped to monitor temperature and moisture and can operate equipment in necessary weather conditions
  • This kit utilizes the Three Sided Snow Detector that consists of a detachable head allowing for quick replacement without needing to disconnect the cord; as well as a magnetic point detector
  • System is complete with a weather tight enclosure, power supply, relay with timer, temperature control, and sensing heads with cords
  • Snow Detection System features a digital display
  • Programmable sensitivity

Rail Mounted Snow Detector

  • Powerful magnet attaches the detector/sensor to the web of the rail
  • Detects blowing and drifting snow at the rail for improved switch clearing
  • Combination detector/sensor for ease of maintenance
  • Stainless steel construction with sealed electronics for years of reliable operation
  • Fully compatible with current and legacy Control Modules

Three and Four Sided Snow Detection Systems

  • Detects snow down to -40º F ambient temperature
  • Includes a quick change connector for easy snow detector head replacement
  • Detachable cord and bracket

Wireless Snow Detection Systems

  • Powered by 120 VAC or 240 VAC; strapping plugs provided. Remote sensors powered by 120 VAC
  • Overvoltage protection provided; input and output lines are fuse protected
  • 6” x 8” water tight enclosure with removable connector and output wiring
  • Two additional outputs to power 24 VDC relays
  • Wireless communication to rail temp and snow detector sensors; can receive a signal from up to 2000+ feet away
  • Programmable moisture detection; requires moisture presence from 1 to 60 seconds before contact closure
  • Temperature set points are adjustable between -40º F  to +100º F
  • Contact is maintained if temperature and moisture remain within the selected parameters
  • Contact will remain closed, depending on the setting, from 10-999 minutes if moisture is no longer detected
  • Contact closure will cease if temperature rises above set point

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