Annual Imech rolling stock Luncheon in London on March 4 (DC Air conditioning)

DC Airco MD Klaas Schimmel was invited by Onyxrail UK to attend the Annual Imech Luncheon for rolling stock in London on March 4 .

The Imech luncheon was organized by the UK Institution of Mechanical Engineers –Railway Division. In total 1300  railway people attended the luncheon. One of the speakers was Sir Peter Hendy chairman of Network Rail. According to Klaas it is a well organised event and a very good networking opportunity.

Special thanks to Kevin Lane and Terry Jefferies of Onyxrail who hosted 2 of tables with interesting guests.

DCAirco's specialty is:

High efficient electric HVAC (Heating, Venting & Cooling) for rolling stock, people movers, locomotives and electric vehicles supplied off the shelf or custom made air conditioning offered in 12V 24V 48V 74V 110V 230V 400V in AC and DC voltage

Dc Airco DC powered direct current and AC powered heating, venting & cooling- air conditioning (HVAC) for rolling stock units are designed to meet the following specifications:

  • Fire & smoke specification: BS 6853 ; DIN 5510 ;  NF F 16-101; EN 45545
  • Vibration and shock: EN 61373:2010
  • EMC: EN 50121-3-2:2006; EN 55011:2007/A2; EN 61000-4-2/6
  • Standard for passenger cooling: EN 14750
  • Standard for driver cab cooling: EN 14813

    Environmentally friendly Air Conditioning

    • Low carbon footprint
    • Low energy use compared to CO2
    • Low operational cost
    • Factory pressure tested with Hydrogen (leak free)
    • Uses refrigerant gas with the minimal environmental impact

    Why our customers select DC Airco Air Conditioning Units for their professional applications:


    • >50% lower fuel/energy consumption
    • No startup peak-soft starting
    • No need of an expensive inverter to powered it.
    • DC unit keeps on cooling in case of power failure/engine off
    • Quality manufacturing since 1997 with extensive testing procedures
    • Easy mount, fully factory assembled charged and tested 
    • Low maintenance and low whole life cost
    • Stock and custom made units
    • Worldwide deliveries

    AC vs DC Air conditioner

    Quick return investment

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    Low power consumption

    Extremely low power consumption with high cooling output!!

    High ambient design

    Specially build for high ambient!

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