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.

  • 150mm Cable (Powerlock)

    150mm single-core HO7RN-F  cable  terminated with powerlock ends (source and drain) or lugged ends to make…

    120mm cable

    150mm 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 150mm 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): 5kg

     

  • 32A Three Phase Cable

    32A three phase cable is designed to connect the temporary power network from the generator directly to the end user.…

    32A Three Phase Cable

    32A three phase cable is designed to connect the temporary power network from the generator directly to the end user.

    The 32A three phase (400V) extension lead is fitted with a 32A 5 pin IP44 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 6mm 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 – 0.63kg

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

    32A three phase cable can be terminated with IP67 plugs and couplers if required.

     

  • 32A Single Phase Cable

    32A single phase cable is designed to connect the temporary power network from the generator directly to the end user.…

    32A Single Phase Cable

    32A single phase cable is designed to connect the temporary power network from the generator directly to the end user.

    The 32A single phase (230V) extension lead is fitted with a 32A 3 pin IP44 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 6mm 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 – 0.4kg

    All 32A single phase cable is available to purchase or hire and can be made up in lengths ranging from 1-100M.

    The HO7RN-F cable can be terminated with an IP67 plug and coupler if required.

     

  • 16A Three Phase Cable

    16A three phase cable is designed to connect the temporary power network from the generator directly to the end user.…

    16A Three Phase Cable

    16A three phase cable is designed to connect the temporary power network from the generator directly to the end user.

    The 16A three phase (400V) extension lead is fitted with a 16A 5 pin IP44 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 2.5mm 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 – 0.215kg

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

    16A three phase cable can be terminated with IP67 plugs and couplers if required.

     

  • IP630S

    Three-phase inline supply/equipment protection and splitter unit for use on any temporary electrical installation.…

    IP630S

    Three-phase inline supply/equipment protection and splitter unit for use on any temporary electrical installation. Equipment housed in a polyethylene enclosure, with recessed Socket and Switchgear panels for mechanical protection. Enclosure incorporates integrated lifting handles and rails for ease of handling and stacking. External brass earth stud.

    10mm thick 300-Grade High Density Polyethylene, offering good impact resistance, chemical resistance and high rigidity. Density of 0.96 g/cm³, less than 0.01% moisture absorption, impact strength of 10 kJ/m², service temperature from -50 to +80°C, with greater than 1014Ω surface resistance. IP54 Rated.

    Specification:

    • Incomer: 630A 400V 3P+N+E Powerlock drain connectors.
    • Outgoing: 2 x 630A 400V Powerlock source connectors.
    • Protection: 630A 4 pole MCCB
    • Dimensions: H450 x W550 x D495 (mm)
    • Weight: – 40kgs

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

  • IP630

    630A Three-phase inline supply/equipment protection unit for use on any temporary electrical installation. Equipment…

    IP630 distribution unit

    630A Three-phase inline supply/equipment protection unit for use on any temporary electrical installation. Equipment housed in a polyethylene enclosure, with recessed Socket and Switchgear panels for mechanical protection. Enclosure incorporates integrated lifting handles and rails for ease of handling and stacking. External brass earth stud.

    Enclosure manufactured from 10mm thick 300-Grade High Density Polyethylene, offering good impact resistance, chemical resistance and high rigidity. Density of 0.96 g/cm³, less than 0.01% moisture absorption, impact strength of 10 kJ/m², service temperature from -50 to +80°C, with greater than 1014Ω surface resistance. IP54 Rated.

    Specification:

    • Incomer: 630A 400V 3P+N+E Powerlock drain connectors.
    • Outgoing: 630A 400V Powerlock source connectors.
    • Protection: 630A 4P MCCB
    • Dimensions: H450 x W550 x D495 (mm)
    • Weight: – 40kgs

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

  • IP400

    400A Three-phase inline supply/equipment protection unit for use on any temporary electrical installation. Equipment…

    IP400 distribution unit

    400A Three-phase inline supply/equipment protection unit for use on any temporary electrical installation. Equipment housed in a polyethylene enclosure, with recessed Socket and Switchgear panels for mechanical protection. Enclosure incorporates integrated lifting handles and rails for ease of handling and stacking. External brass earth stud.

    Enclosure manufactured from 10mm thick 300-Grade High Density Polyethylene, offering good impact resistance, chemical resistance and high rigidity. Density of 0.96 g/cm³, less than 0.01% moisture absorption, impact strength of 10 kJ/m², service temperature from -50 to +80°C, with greater than 1014Ω surface resistance. IP54 Rated.

    Specification:

    • Incomer: 400A 400V 3P+N+E Powerlock drain connectors.
    • Outgoing: 400A 400V Powerlock source connectors.
    • Protection: 400A 4P MCCB
    • Dimensions H450 x W550 x D495 (mm)
    • Weight – 27kgs

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

  • AMF 125 Event

    Three-phase Auto Mains Fail (AMF) unit allows automatic connection of a secondary electrical supply to a load upon…

    Event Changeover Panel

    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 AC1 rated contactors. No volt connection for remote Generator start. Auxiliary power supply for Generator battery charging or jacket water heater. 3 Position key switch for Auto, Generator run and Inhibit mains restore. 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 polyethylene enclosure, with recessed Socket and Switchgear panels for mechanical protection. Enclosure incorporates integrated lifting handles and rails for ease of handling and stacking.  External brass earth studs.

    The enclosure is fabricated from 10mm thick 300-Grade High Density Polyethylene, offering good impact resistance, chemical resistance and high rigidity. Density of 0.96 g/cm³, less than 0.01% moisture absorption, impact strength of 10 kJ/m², service temperature from -50 to +80°C, with greater than 1014Ω surface resistance. IP55 Rated.

    • Input 1 (Mains): 125A 400V 5 pin IP67 inlet. Protection: 125A 4 pole contactor
    • Input 2 (Generator): 125A 400V 5 pin IP67 inlet. Protection: 125A 4 pole contactor
    • Outgoing (Load) : 125A 400V 5 pin IP67 socket. Protection: N/A
    • Aux: 16A 230V 3 Pin IP44 socket. Protection: 16A 2 Pole 30mA RCBO
    • Dimensions H600 x W550 x D495 (mm)
    • Weight – 45kgs

    All AMF changeover panels are manufactured by IDE in the UK and tested to BS 7671 (12 Months Certification) and the products used within our distribution systems conform to EN 60309, EN 60529, EN 60947 and have a 12 month warranty. For more information, please contact sales@idesystems.co.uk.

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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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