In this page, you will hear about some of our funny projects to have a better sense of pantograph and catenary.
Static simulation of landing Shaun the sheep on catenary.
Q: What would happen if Shaun the sheep (23.5kg) sits on the Re 330 catenary in Germany?
A: 98mm deflection
The operator sees the 360 videos of the pantograph and catenary. The vibration of the contact point of pantograph and catenary is simulation via the small vibrator. The operator can feel the quality of catenary both in the design phase and operation phase.
How to make a desktop pantograph?
The train pantograph is a one DOF linkage which grantee the horizontal position of collector strip and also a uniform uplift force in all levels of its working range. if you are about to make a small pantograph for yourself, these numbers and dimensions will help you.