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  • Controlled access systems for public transport
  • Protection for crushing and shearing points

Safe access systems for public transport

Whether on a train, tram, bus or cable car: passenger safety is always paramount, both for vehicle manufacturers and operators. BBC Bircher Smart Access offers a tailor-made detector system to reliably protect crushing and shearing points in every application.

Maximum protection for access systems

Doors on rail vehicles need to have robust and durable protection systems. By using a combination of sensing edges and step mats, along with airwave switches or presence detectors, the required level of safety can be achieved on outer doors that close quickly and with great force.

The tried-and-tested airwave switch, in conjunction with our sensing edges, protects passengers from unwanted closing procedures on many bus doors.

Sensing edges for doors that have been adapted to the shape of a vehicle or cable car are particularly challenging, since these may be exposed to highly variable environmental factors. Infrared detectors inside the cab serve as pulse generators for all kinds of application.

The following products are ideally suited to this application area:


Microwave motion detectors
Reflex 2

Active infrared motion detectors


Airwave technology
Airwave switches

Electric contact mat systems
Safety mats

Electrical safety edges
ExpertSystem XL
Sensing edges

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BBC Bircher America Inc.
+1 847 952 37 30
+1 800 252 12 72

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