V18 socket – PCB mount


The V18 is a relay socket for soldering on PCB. The relay will be plugged into the socket, the socket will be soldered on the PCB.
There is only one way of connecting the relay to the socket to guarantee correct placement of the relay.
Equipped with an integrated retaining clip.
To prevent fault relay placement the socket can be equipped with mechanical keying to accept only designated identical keyed relays.


The V18 relay socket is suitable for general railway applications with a space saving design. Installation and replacement of relays is made easy and cost saving. No maintenance is required for the user.
Suitable for all CU relays.


  • PCB mount
  • Integrated retaining clip
  • Space saving
  • Suitable for all CU relays
  • Postive mechanical keying
  • Bifurcated female receiver for tight grip relay pin
  • Clear terminal ID


  • Proven reliable
  • Long term availability
  • Easy to maintain
  • Low life cycle cost
  • No maintenance

Railway compliancy

  • EN 50155 Electronic equipment used on rolling stock for railway applications
  • IEC 60571 Electronic equipment used on railway vehicles
  • NF F 16-101/102, TS 45545-2 Fire behaviour – Railway rolling stock
  • NF F 62-002 On-off contact relays and fixed connections




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