FAdC Tools

Clear, flexible and efficient: Frauscher provides new tools to users of its Frauscher Advanced Counter FAdC, further increasing the axle counter’s versatile application possibilities once again.

Rapid installation, high availability and easy handling: the requirements on signalling systems are increasing continuously. Frauscher already established a convincing platform with its Frauscher Advanced Counter FAdC some years ago. Since those days this axle counter has been constantly refined. In close cooperation with operators and system integrators, a complete tool environment has been developed which meets a broad variety of different requirements. The two latest tool developments are the Frauscher Alarming and Maintenance Systems FAMS and the Frauscher Configuration Tool FCT.

Frauscher Alarming and Maintenance System FAMS

The new Frauscher Alarming and Maintenance System FAMS offers operators a compact solution for monitoring all their Frauscher axle counter components at a glance. Diagnostic information generated by one or more Frauscher Diagnostic Systems FDS can be managed via this interface, enabling detailed planning of preventive as well as regular maintenance tasks.

As a result FAMS increases the efficiency of the existing tool environment: different information can be gathered and forwarded to higher ranking systems at various levels. Not least because of this, FAMS can contribute to a significant increase in the cost efficiency of train operations.

Frauscher Configuration Tool FCT

System integrators can speed up configuration of components in their projects by using the Frauscher Configuration Tool FCT. This new software supports different experienced user groups and allows intuitive usage for beginners as well as fast and direct configuration for experienced users. It provides immediate live information during configuration processes, in case an error occurs. For double-checking the configuration, an overview table can be displayed instead of individual text files. Additionally, the software allows project templates for common system layouts to be saved and reused. As a result, the FCT will facilitate significant savings throughout the configuration phase of a project by reducing working times during commissioning of a system to a minimum.

Frauscher Diagnostic System FDS

Furthermore, using FDS can minimise maintenance costs: important information about wheel sensor current, for example, can be read from a central service area. Disturbances can be prevented, since they can be identified before they even occur. However, if a disturbance does happen, it is possible to minimize its actual duration by simplified error analysis and targeted error rectification. FDS thus contributes to a higher availability of axle counters and wheel detection systems.

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Melanie Kleinpötzl

Melanie Kleinpötzl

06.09.2016

Technologies

435 words

3 minutes reading time

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