Carbon brush for railway applications

Carbon Brush for Grounding Contacts

With our carbon-carbon grounding contacts, we have revolutionized signal current transmission technology and introduced a whole new dimension to maintenance intervals. It's no wonder that leading vehicle manufacturers rely on our grounding systems. Our carbon brushes for grounding contacts are characterized by their long service life and reliability – you can use them for all common installation situations and interfaces.

You benefit from these advantages:

  • Perfectly matched carbon-based materials
  • Extremely long service life
  • If required, secure transmission of control signals
  • Reliably consistent peak performance
  • Extensive design and development expertise

Customer testimonial

"For us, the carbon brushes from Schunk ensure reliable power transmission in the long term and ensure that our vehicles can stay on the road for longer." 

Jan-Henning Siebert, Kasseler Verkehrs-Gesellschaft AG

Brochure: Schunk Transit Systems
Brochure: Schunk Transit Systems

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Schunk Carbon Brush Materials C40Z3: Drive longer, replace less

During test drives, the Schunk carbon brush C40Z3 showed the lowest abrasion. It enables you to achieve by far the the highest mileage and also conforms to EU standards. 

More mileage, lower costs

Compared to other market players, Schunk earthing brushes need to be replaced less often during the life cycle of your vehicle.