Schaltbau Holding AG

Schaltbau Machine Electrics

Your Schaltbau partner for the UK

Phone: +44(0)1633 877555

DC Contactor specialist experienced in material handling applications

Schaltbau Machine Electrics is a specialist manufacturer of DC Contactors and accessories. For more than 42 years we have been a worldwide supplier of electrical components to many industries.

Schaltbau Machine Electrics is the sole UK subsidiary of Schaltbau GmbH, we support our many customers across a broad spectrum of industries including:-

Forklift Trucks – Materials Handling – Access Lifts – Electric Pallet Trucks – Truck and Bus – Marine – Ambulances – UPS – Battery Management – Battery Components – Floor Scrubbers – Rail Applications.

Product Range



A wide range of charging connectors with optional adapters for fast charging with electrolyte circulation and automatic water top ups. Schaltbau versions inter-mateable with charging connectors of other brands.

SME are also a UK Distributor for Anderson Power connectors, Please see the SME Anderson quick reference guide in the Products Section under Connectors. Or alternatively contact the Sales Department with your enquiries.


With more than 2000 different types equivalent to most leading brands, our AFS contactors manufactured by SME for nearly 15 years provide a high quality alternative.
Schaltbau Snap Action Switches

Schaltbau Snap Action Switches

Schaltbau Machine Electrics supply a range of Schaltbau Snap-action switches. The switches are supplied directly from SME who are part of the Schaltbau Group of Companies. This is your assurance that you recieve 'Original' parts which carry the Schaltbau Guarantee
Contacts and Contact Kits

Contacts and Contact Kits

Proven over many years by our supply of replacement parts for all brands of contactors, our contacts and kits are manufactured in-house at our modern 8000 square metre production facility in South Wales.


We announced earlier on in the year that by the end of September 2014 we would be changing our black top covers to blue top covers.. We have completed this change and no longer sell the black top covers. There is no technical difference in these products.

Schaltbau GmbH

Schaltbau GmbH is an internationally active supplier of electro mechanical products for traffic engineering and industrial applications that call for high quality and reliability.
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