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"In 2001, we came to Transtech Innovations to develop an innovative and high-performing Imbalance Current Detector. Since then, ABB has sold more than 1000 units all over North America and there have been no maintenance issues. The service level, from production to customer service, has been excellent."

Martin Bussière,
Global APLV
Products Marketing Manager RCS,
Director Business
Development & Sales,
Electric Traction North America

"Before installing foot switches from Transtech Innovations, we were replacing our mechanical units on average once a year. Since 1996, we have installed more than 750 units on various models with excellent results. With the latest model we have hardly needed replacement or maintenance. All in all, a great return on our investment!"

Pascal Ouellette,
STM Engineering Section Manager,
Bus Maintenance

“We asked Transtech Innovations to collaborate on the development of a new Auxiliary Power Control Box for one of our clients. It was a fast-track project, and Transtech's contribution was instrumental. They responded quickly with a full commitment. We met the deadlines and installed a robust and highly reliable unit.”

Daniel Lanoix,
Bombardier Transport:
Manager, System Engineering
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High-Quality Manufacturing for Train Electronics, Bus Power Electronics, and Bus / Train Control Module Products

Railway electronics and bus electronics from Transtech Innovations are made to last. Because bus and railway train electronics can be subject to high wear and tear, reliability is crucial in the bus and train industry. With long-lasting materials to maximize product life, Transtech engineers its bus and train electronics to be resilient in harsh environments.  

Transtech’s strenuous design and manufacturing process accounts for the durability of our products. Every item is treated as a new design challenge. For example, our bus electronics footswitches, which are often exposed to mud, water and snow, are potted with epoxy for protection, and are ergonomically designed for comfort. Whether a train headlight controller or a windshield wiper control module, Transtech designs bus and railway electronics that last.

Testing for Bus/Train Electronics

With a projected twenty to thirty year life-span on bus and railway train electronics, product durability is paramount. Transtech products undergo two testing phases:

  1. Prototype Qualification Testing —Before manufacturing, prototypes of our bus and railway electronics are tested in conditions that simulate everyday usage. Prototypes undergo temperature cycling, for instance, to expose the product to extreme heat and cold over time. Other tests include shock and vibration testing to determine product resiliency, fire and fume toxicity tests for safety and EMI testing for electromagnetic compatibility. Tests on Transtech’s bus / train control modules and electronics are conducted in-house and in external laboratories to ensure the reliability of our bus / rail solutions. Prototypes can be designed to comply with specific standards, and tests modified according to need.

  2. Routine Unit Testing—In the second phase, each individual unit undergoes routine testing to verify functionality. All of our off-the shelf bus and railway train electronics are service-proven units which have already been intensively tested prior to release.  Burn-in tests can be achieved during this testing phase to check parts soldering.

    With creative engineering and a strict development process, Transtech is proud to be one-stop shop for bus and railway train electronics. Visit our Products page for more information on Transtech’s headlight controller products and other bus and railway electronics.