Hot Box Detector

First of Its Kind Installation in India

Hot boxes and hot wheels are major threats for railway operations. Our Hot Box Detector is an unmanned wayside system with high-speed pyrometers. The hot box detector is installed at the axle box level to check temperature, both at the near axle and far axle. The hot wheel detector is installed at the track level to measure wheel temperature.

  • Advanced Hot Box Detection for the Railways. This safety critical diagnostics offering can prevent catastrophes like derailment or fire on rolling stocks.
  • Automatic identification of Hot Box and Hot Wheel for railway operations
  • Generates reports for each train with axle box and wheel temperatures
  • Automatic identification of rolling stock type

To accomodate different requirements and budgets, ApnaTech has developed three different versions of the Hot Box and Hot Wheels solutions - Standard, Multibeam and Lite.

ApnaTech Hot Box Detector: Key Facts

Initial trials were done under the Technology Mission for Railway Safety Project in 2009
Developed for Allahabad Division of NCR by ApnaTech, in association with IIT Kanpur and RDSO
First system installed at KM No. 705 in Mugalsarai – Allahabad up main line near Chunar railway station
350 potential failures identified till Jan 2021 by Hot Box Detectors deployed by ApnaTech

ApnaTech Hot Box Dectector: Different Versions

Visual Representation for the ApnaTech Hot Box Detector: Standard Version

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