Schaltbau Holding AG

Schaltbau Machine Electrics

Your Schaltbau partner for the UK

Phone: +44(0)1633 877555

Schaltbau will be attending the May 2015 Rail tex exhibition based in the NEC Arena Birmingham.
We will be located on stand E41.

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For a limited period, we have a sale on clearance stock.
For example we have stock of Brad Harrison connectors, DC-DC Converters, Burgess Switches!
Stock is limited!

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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.


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Schaltbau features in the Rail Professional - March 2015 Edition

Schaltbau features in the Rail Professional - March 2015 Edition

Schaltbau is featuring in the February 2015 Rail Professional Magazine.

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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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