Contingency Power

Understanding your contingency power connection needs

IDE has over 25 years' experience in designing power distribution solutions. With direct access to our skilled engineers, we can help you understand and specify solutions for generator connection.

Highest reliability components and switchgear

You need to know that, when it's needed, the contingency power can be relied upon. We use the highest quality switchgear in all our products, giving you confidence.

Site survey and installation

We provide site surveys to advise on positioning and power connection and switching requirements, and can also install if required.

Long term partnership

We innovate to suit the needs of our customers and can create bespoke products and services to match your capital and operational budgets.

Erica

Erica is an on site power management tool providing you with usage data so power can be managed effectively. With easily analysed power data, you will have the ability to optimise your power solution.

Innovation & Solutions

When it comes to meeting and managing your temporary power distribution needs, IDE can help you with every aspect of your operation’s requirements, from selecting and delivering the right products for your project, to helping you plan ahead

Design & Build

Every IDE product is made with care by engineering experts. Have a unique requirement? Just tell us what you need. IDE has an international reputation for its extensive core range of high quality power distribution products, designed and hand-built in Britain.

We specialise in designing solutions that allow a quick connection to a back-up power source in the event of power failure or emergency shutdown. We can also supply temporary overlays when maintenance work is carried out on your facility’s existing switchgear.

  • AMF 250s-1

    Three-phase auto mains fail (AMF) unit allows automatic connection of a secondary electrical supply to a load upon…

    Three-phase auto mains fail (AMF) unit allows automatic connection of a secondary electrical supply to a load upon failure of the primary. Mechanically and electronically interlocked 4 Pole AC1 rated contactors supplying a common rated HDHC copper busbar system and load connection pads. No volt connection for remote Generator start (N/O & N/C). Auxiliary power supply for Generator battery charging/jacket water heater. 3 Position key switch for Auto, Test and Generator run. Supply availability neon’s for visual representation of status. Incoming supply adjustable undervolt and time delay relays for setting of individual supply parameters. All equipment housed in a steel enclosure with internal and external brass earth bar. Complete unit mounted within a galvanised steel crash frame with forklift pockets.

    Enclosure
    Grey (RAL7035) textured powder coated Zintec steel construction with phosphate welds. Separate incoming and outgoing (with control gear) compartments with internal protection shrouds and external panel key lock doors. Aluminium gland plate. Assembled to IP55.

    Specification

    Input: Termination, 3P+N+E Hardwire Protection, 250A 4 Pole Contactor

    Input 2 (Generator): Termination, 3P+N+E Hardwire Protection, 250A 4 Pole Contactor

    Outgoing (Load): Termination, 3P+N+E Hardwire Protection, N/A

    Size: H 1700mm x W 985mm x D 530mm

    Weight: 160kgs

  • AMF 800S-1

    Three-phase auto mains fail (AMF) unit allows automatic connection of a secondary electrical supply to a load upon…

    Three-phase auto mains fail (AMF) unit allows automatic connection of a secondary electrical supply to a load upon failure of the primary. Mechanically and electronically interlocked 4 Pole AC1 rated contactors supplying a common rated HDHC copper busbar system and load connection pads. No volt connection for remote Generator start (N/O & N/C). Auxiliary power supply for Generator battery charging/jacket water heater. 3 Position key switch for Auto, Test and Generator run. Supply availability neon’s for visual representation of status. Incoming supply adjustable undervolt and time delay relays for setting of individual supply parameters. All equipment housed in a steel enclosure with internal and external brass earth bar. Complete unit mounted within a galvanised steel crash frame with forklift pockets and lifting eyes.

    Enclosure
    Grey (RAL7035) textured powder coated Zintec steel construction with phosphate welds. Separate incoming and outgoing (with control gear) compartments with internal protection shrouds and external panel key lock doors. Aluminium gland plate. Assembled to IP55.

    Input 1 (Mains): Termination, 3P+N+E Hardwire Protection, 800A 4 Pole Contactor

    Input 2 (Generator): Termination, 3P+N+E Hardwire Protection, 800A 4 Pole Contactor

    Outgoing (Load): Termination, 3P+N+E Hardwire Protection, N/A

    Aux 32A 230V 1P+N+E Socket 32A 2 Pole 30mA RCBO (All MCB’s have C-Type trip curves. All RCD’s and RCBO’s are Type A)

    Dimensions: H 1800mm x W 1260mm x D 600mm

    Weight: 320kg

  • Red Line Cable Ramps

    IDE’s 5 channel cable ramps are manufactured from UV stabilised and halogen free polyurethane. 100% Non-Conductive…

    IDE’s 5 channel cable ramps are manufactured from UV stabilised and halogen free polyurethane. 100% Non-Conductive cable ramps. Highly Visible Red (RAL3020) and Black colour combination with unique tread pattern providing increase grip on side ramps. Designed for low volume vehicular traffic and all pedestrian areas, indoor or external applications between -40°C and +49°C. Interlocking compatible with Linebacker models.

    Dimensions: H: 50 x W: 445 x L: 910 (mm)

    Weight: 9kg

    All temporary power distribution equipment is manufactured by IDE in the UK and tested to BS 7671 (12 Months Certification). The products used within our distribution systems conform to EN 60309, EN 60529, EN 60947 and have a 12 month warranty.

  • GCP 800Se-1

    The Generator Connection Box is designed to restore power to critical applications such as hospitals, schools, airports,…

    800A Generator Connection Point

    The Generator Connection Box is designed to restore power to critical applications such as hospitals, schools, airports, banks and other commercial facilities. They can be fitted inside or outside of a building, allowing a safe and quick connection of a-back up generator to your facility’s electrical system when required. The solutions can also be used to connect to your load bank when your back-up generator is undergoing testing/maintenance.

    GCP 800

    800A three-phase, neutral and earth Generator Connection Box designed to connect to a temporary generator (generator supplied by others). Equipment housed within a wall mounted steel enclosure. Powerlock (Drain) connections to copper bars allow for top entry outgoing cables. 3mm aluminium top and bottom gland plates are provided for the customer. Power lock (source) cables can be supplied at an extra cost to make connection to the Generator Connection Box.

    Enclosure

    Dark Grey (RAL7021) textured powder coated stainless steel construction (1.4003 grade). Other colour options maybe available by request. Powerlocks mounted on a 45 degree angle aluminum plate. 3mm aluminium top and bottom gland plates are provided. Assembled to IP54. Other enclosure options – such as mild steel, are available upon request.

    Specification

    • Incomer: 3P + N + E Powerlock (Drain). Protection: N/A
    • Outgoing: Fully rated copper, capable to suit 2 x M12 connections. Protection: N/A
    • Dimensions: H400 x W400 x D280 (mm)
    • Weight – 24kg

    Operation

    We recommend that the generator should be connected/disconnected when off load and not running. No voltage should be present at the power locks. We recommend following the convention of connecting in the following order: Earth – Neutral – L1 – L2 – L3, then disconnecting in reverse order.

    All temporary power distribution equipment is manufactured by IDE in the UK and tested to BS 7671 (12 Months Certification). The products used within our distribution systems conform to EN 60309, EN 60529, EN 60947 and have a 12 month warranty.

    For more information on our Generator Connection Boxes please contact sales@idesystems.co.uk.

  • 125A Three Phase Cable

    125A three phase cable is designed to connect the temporary power network from the generator directly to the end user.…

    125A Three Phase Cable

    125A three phase cable is designed to connect the temporary power network from the generator directly to the end user.

    The 125A three phase (400V) extension lead is fitted with a 125A 5 pin IP67 Mennekes plug and coupler at each end.

    Sizes available:

    > 5 Metres

    > 10 Metres

    > 15 Metres

    > 20 Metres

    > 25 Metres

    > 50 Metres

    The cable used is 35mm 5core H07RN-F Double insulated, Ethylene Propylene Rubber, flexible cable designed to withstand; the weather, oils/greases, mechanical and thermal stresses. Conforms to BS EN 7919.

    Approximate weight per metre – 3.2kg

    All  cable is available to purchase or hire and can be made up in lengths ranging from 1-100M.

  • 63A Three Phase Cable

    63A three phase cable is designed to connect the temporary power network from the generator directly to the end user.…

    63A Three Phase Cable

    63A three phase cable is designed to connect the temporary power network from the generator directly to the end user.

    The 63A three phase (400V) extension lead is fitted with a 63A 5 pin IP67 Mennekes plug and coupler at each end.

    Sizes available:

    > 5 Metres

    > 10 Metres

    > 15 Metres

    > 20 Metres

    > 25 Metres

    > 50 Metres

    The cable used is 16mm 5core H07RN-F Double insulated, Ethylene Propylene Rubber, flexible cable designed to withstand; the weather, oils/greases, mechanical and thermal stresses. Conforms to BS EN 7919.

    Approximate weight per metre – 1.5kg

    All  cable is available to purchase or hire and can be made up in lengths ranging from 1-100M.

     

  • 63A Single Phase Cable

    63A single phase cable is designed to connect the temporary power network from the generator directly to the end user.…

    63A Single Phase Cable

    63A single phase cable is designed to connect the temporary power network from the generator directly to the end user.

    The 63A single phase (230V) extension lead is fitted with a 63A 3 pin IP67 Mennekes plug and coupler at each end.

    Sizes available:

    > 5 Metres

    > 10 Metres

    > 15 Metres

    > 20 Metres

    > 25 Metres

    > 50 Metres

    The cable used is 16mm 3core H07RN-F Double insulated, Ethylene Propylene Rubber, flexible cable designed to withstand; the weather, oils/greases, mechanical and thermal stresses. Conforms to BS EN 7919.

    Approximate weight per metre – 1kg

    All cable is available to purchase or hire and can be made up in lengths ranging from 1-100M.

     

     

  • 120mm Cable (Powerlock)

    120mm single-core HO7RN-F  cable  terminated with powerlock ends (source and drain) or lugged ends to make…

    120mm cable

    120mm single-core HO7RN-F  cable  terminated with powerlock ends (source and drain) or lugged ends to make connections to standby or permanent generators.

    Sizes available:

    > 5 Metres

    > 10 Metres

    > 15 Metres

    > 20 Metres

    > 25 Metres

    > 50 Metres

    The cable used is H07RN-F Double insulated, Ethylene Propylene Rubber, flexible cable designed to withstand; the weather, oils/greases, mechanical and thermal stresses. Conforms to BS EN 7919.

    All of our 120mm cable solutions are available for purchase or hire and can be turned around quickly to support your project.

    Approx weight per metre (5 wire set – L1, L2, L3, Earth and Neutral): 9kg

     

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Erica

Erica is an on site power management tool providing you with usage data so power can be managed effectively. With easily analysed power data, you will have the ability to optimise your power solution.

Innovation & Solutions

When it comes to meeting and managing your temporary power distribution needs, IDE can help you with every aspect of your operation’s requirements, from selecting and delivering the right products for your project, to helping you plan ahead

Design & Build

Every IDE product is made with care by engineering experts. Have a unique requirement? Just tell us what you need. IDE has an international reputation for its extensive core range of high quality power distribution products, designed and hand-built in Britain.

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