PAD10 – Passenger alarm devices for lintel mounting

Aluminium die-cast housing, resistant to acids and chemicals, sealable, optional automatic reset, 2 switching elements max.

Passenger alarm devices PAD10
Emergency brake switch for lintel mounting in door or window frames

You will find emergency brake handles from Schaltbau in railway vehicles all over the world. The new PAD10 Series emergency brake handle is designed for lintel mounting, e. g. under the lintel of a carriage door and in passenger spaces.

Equipped with switching elements featuring positive opening operation the device meets all safety requirements for such components, and ensures trouble-free operation over the years.

The new emergency brake handle fully complies with the design require­ments of DIN EN 15327-1 as well as the provisions for installation of braking equipment and emergency brake operations in vehicles used for the carriage of persons.


  • Elegant design
  • Aluminium die-cast housing, rugged, long-lasting
  • Finish: semi-gloss varnish, resistant to acids and chemicals
  • Handle can be lead sealed
  • Optional automatic reset (spring return)
  • 2 switching elements max. with gold or silver contacts
  • Fitted with 2 snap-action switches S870 with gold or silver plated contacts


With their conspicuous, rugged design, these passenger alarm devices are suitable for rail vehicles running in commuter and main-line rail service. The PAD10 is a lintel mount device designed for use e. g. under the lintel of a carriage door and in passenger spaces.


PAD10 series
Mechanical endurance> 1,000 operations
Actuation travelapprox. 15 mm
Actuating force65 N ... 120 N (not lead sealed)
Can be lead sealedYes
ResetSquare spanner and spring return, optional
Nominal voltage Un150 V
Rated insulation voltage Ui250 V
Conv. thermal current Ith3 A
Switching element2x snap-action switches S870, SPDT
Contact materialSilver (Ag90Ni10) or gold (AuNi3Ag26)
Ingress protection rating, IEC 60529Front panel, not operated: IP42
Rear panel: IP00
Vibration, ShockCategory 1, Class B
Mounting orientationLintel mount: Handle pointing downwards
Temperature range-20 °C ... +70 °C
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