Flex Basic - Level Crossing (LX)


 provides a SIL3 PLC based Level Crossing ideal for Automatic Full barrier (ABCL) or Half Barrier (AHB) with Wig Wag applications.

The main benefits of include:

  • Upgradable to Barriers
  • PLC based LX, cheaper than electronic relays
  • Capable of driving multi barrier applications and integration into highway controls
  • Plug and Play – factory testing to reduce installation times
  • Low maintenance requirements
  • Standardised industrial components provide easier obtainable spares and reduce obsolescence
  • Remote condition monitoring via text or email
  • Easily replaceable low weight barriers with no counter weight

How does it work?

Train Detection:  Overlay train detection sensors or interlocked with signalling
Modular sub systems:
FLEX-Control: LX control unit  Runs on 24 VDC
 SEAG Akormoduls ensure SIL3 capability of barriers and wig wags
FLEX-Drive: barrier drive  Simple sinusoidal lifting gear
 Barrier action compliant with ORR LX guidance and PUWER machinery regulations
 ~ 10 operations without power
FLEX-Barr: barrier  Long life Modular design
 Compatible UK skirts and Boom lights
 FLEX-LED:   LED traffic and track side signals
 Build in redundancy
 Maintenance free, energy saving LED design
 FLEX-Life: diagnostic system  Automatic self-diagnosis of all safety related functions
 Shorter repair times due to clear information of any faults
FLEX-Ray: obstacle detection  Unaffected by weather conditions
 Maintenance free over service life