Railway Detonators

Obatex is the only RAILWAY DETONATOR manufacturer in South Africa.

All components including the explosive used in the detonator are locally manufactured.

  • A railway detonator signal device is a coin-sized device that is used to make a loud sound as a warning signal to train drivers

  • A warning, caution or stop signal in dense fog, when signals are difficult to see

  • A warning of a train on a line ahead as a result of an incident or accident

  • To stop approaching trains in an emergency

  • To alert crews working on the rails when a train is approaching

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