Contact wires are used to supply electricity to moving vehicles (e.g. rolling stock, trucks, transport equipment, and cranes) via pantographs. These products are used in various fields.
SUMITOMO ELECTRIC has been providing high quality Contact wire since 1914, based on the latest technology for copper and copper alloy casting, rolling and drawing. We are major supplier of contact wire in Japan for many years
SUMITOMO ELECTRIC high-strength Cu-Sn contact wire was 100% installed in Sanyo Shinkansen line, when maximum train speed became 300km/h in 1997.
Furthermore, our contact wire was 100% installed in Taiwan High-Speed Railway.