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Enclosed Motor Switches
Motor Protection Switches
Group-main distribution cabinets
Connection cabinets for the supply ranges Vattenfall
Connection-distribution cabinets for the supply ranges Vattenfall
Terminal distributor cabinets
Socket and small type distributors
Camping and Marketplace Distributors
MARKETPLACE AND FESTIVAL SITE DISTRIBUTOR
CAMPSITE CURRENT DISTRIBUTOR
Industrial Plug and Sockets
CEE INDUSTRIAL PLUGS AND SOCKETS
Testing and Measuring Devices
CONTROL DEVICE CONSTRUCTION
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PRODUCT GROUP: DISTRIBUTORS FOR CONSTRUCTION SITE POWER AND CAMPING
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Foundation in Tailfingen by Karl Schneider, Richard Maute and Gotthilf Ammann as an enterprise of the electric engineering industry for building installations.
Manufacture of DC starters and lever switches – the real year of birth of the switchgear specialist ELEKTRA TAILFINGEN. In the same year first patent application for a sewing machine control unit and series production of these control units.
Switch-over in the Tailfingen area from direct to alternating current
Trade show attendance
130 staff members are involved in the new beginning. The time of innovations in engineering starts.
ELEKTRA cam switches supersede the known drum switches. Their advantages: Long contact duty, high switching capacities, small material input and favourable prices introduce a new era of economic switching technology. ELEKTRA had formative influence on this technology and is leading in this.
ELEKTRA cam switches in chamber construction enter the market.
Manufacture of flat-type industrial plugs and sockets in alu enclosures and with steatite inserts.
Development of the first motor overload trip-switches
Hannover Trade Fair
Creation of a new fabrication building
ELEKTRA offer a new service with the production of control units. This service includes control units made as per customers‘ requirements for heating and ventilation devices.
Year of birth of the world-renowned CEKON industrial plugs and sockets.
ELEKTRA manufacture the largest and most efficient cam switch of the world for 1200 A.
Starting manufacture of current distributors for construction sites.
A new building with a modern electroplating unit, test bay and administrative offices is finished.
Start of production for electrical equipment for camp sites.
Three and four pole compact main switches enter the market.
Hannover Trade Fair
ELEKTRA is given the certification as per DIN EN ISO 9001.
Start of production of S series main switches as emergency off switches with a low-voltage circuit breaker
New foot-operated switch generation - COBRA is launched
Socket combinations and all-rubber power distributors are launched
Construction site power distributors are updated:
cross-bracing of the sub-frame ensures cabinet is totally stable.
Compact design thanks to use of a lockable circuit breaker.
Switch-over of the construction site power distributors to the latest standards and regulations
In the past decade, increased focus on customer-specific solutions and transformation into a systems provider