AUTOMATED SYSTEMS

JK BALLAST GATE 735 x 527

Past Automated Systems:

  • Automated Ballast System
  • Manual Control Systems
  • Radio Controlled Systems

GENERAL SPECIFICATIONS

  • 24 V Electric over Hydraulic System
  • Solar Powered Charging System with Solar Panels on each side of car
  • Charge Controller to prevent over charging
  • Approximately 5 seconds for doors to fully open or close
  • 10 Micron Filter
  • Up to 3,000 psi Hydraulic Pump and Motor
  • 5-gallon Hydraulic Reservoir
  • Hydraulic Hoses run to Cylinders
  • Solenoid Operated Hydraulic Control Valves
  • System designed for 12 months between preventative maintenance cycles
  • Bypass Valves for manual operation
  • Power Shut Off for transit or unauthorized use
  • JK-CO Ballast Automation Systems can be fitted to any ballast gate configuration

Network Communication Radio Controls System

  • Each Car has a Receiver/Decoder
  • Transmitter operates off car number
  • Cars can be operated with transmitter up to 300 feet
  • May be equipped with Manual Electrical Switches when remotes are not available
  • Low watt coils on hydraulic solenoid voids
  • “Device Net” network communication
  • System is designed to be expandable to meet customer needs in the future
  • Can be retro-fitted to any existing ballast car

Radio Controlled System

  • Each car has a Receiver/Decoder
  • Transmitter operates off car number
  • Cars can be operated with transmitter up to 300 feet
  • May be equipped with Manual Electrical Switches when remotes are not available
  • Can be retro-fitted to any existing ballast car

Manual Control System

  • Manual Control Switches for each gate operation
  • All components hard wired
  • Can be retro-fitted to any existing Ballast Car