The DIN rail is a standardized mounting rail for use in enclosures and racks, distribution systems, control cabinets, junction boxes and fuse boxes.
The hardware components, which can be circuit breakers, sockets, switches
, impulse relays, timers and much more, can be plugged directly onto the DIN rail.
, hence the name DIN rail. Thevarious versions of the DIN rail are specified in
the European standardsEN
50022 and EN 50045, namely in two widths of 35 mm and 15 mm and three depths of 15 mm, 7.5 mm and 5 mm. In addition to the DIN rail, there is also the G-rail, which is reminiscent of the capital letter "G" in its shape. It is 32 mm wide and 15 mm high. It is standardised under EN 50035