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Securing rail infrastructure in Belgium

Securing rail infrastructure in Belgium
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The Roxtec sealing system for cables, conduits and pipes is used all over Belgium in traction power substations, cable trenches, railway stations, tunnels, shelters and cabinets along the tracks.

The seals are fire rated and can shield an area against smoke, gas, water ingress, humidity and dust while assuring protection from rodents, vibration, cable pull and also current surge.

"When rats bite, communication is broken and travelers cannot buy tickets anymore. In France, the rats ate copper cable and two trains collided," says engineer Wouter Vandenburie of Infrabel, railway operator in Belgium.

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