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The 400A-630A Generator Hookup Points are designed to restore power to critical applications and 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. This solution can be engineered to suit the requirements of your project.

  • GCP630(Lock off connections)

    630A three-phase, neutral and earth Generator Hookup Point designed to restore power to critical applications. The…

    400A Generator Connection Point

    630A three-phase, neutral and earth Generator Hookup Point designed to restore power to critical applications. The Generator Hookup Point 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 equipment is  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. Powerlock (Source) cables can be supplied by IDE at an additional cost. Once connections have been made, the powerlocks can then be locked off to avoid further interference.

    Enclosure

    High vis orange (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 enclosures – such as mild steel can be supplied upon request.

    Specification

    • Incomer: 3P + N + E Powerlock Drain . Protection: N/A
    • Outgoing: 3 x 10 copper bars c/w M12 clearance holes. Protection: N/A
    • Dimensions: H750 x W500 x D250 (mm)
    • Weight – 35kg

    This product is available as a standalone solution, or can be installed by our team of engineers once they have conducted a site survey of your premises.

    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 630Se-1

    The Generator Connection Point (GCP) is designed to restore power to critical applications such as hospitals, schools,…

    Generator Connection Point

    The Generator Connection Point (GCP) 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.

     

    GCP630A

    630A three-phase, neutral and earth Generator Connection Point 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 Point.

    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 Points please contact sales@idesystems.co.uk.

  • GCP 400Se-1

    The Generator Connection Point (GCP) is designed to restore power to critical applications such as hospitals, schools,…

    Generator Connection Point

    The Generator Connection Point (GCP) 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.

     

    GCP400

    400A three-phase, neutral and earth Generator Connection Point 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 Point.

    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 Points please contact sales@idesystems.co.uk.

  • GCP400 (Lock off connections)

    400A three-phase, neutral and earth Generator Hookup Point designed to restore power to critical applications. The…

    400A Generator Connection Point

    400A three-phase, neutral and earth Generator Hookup Point designed to restore power to critical applications. The Generator Hookup Point 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 equipment is  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. Powerlock (Source) cables can be supplied by IDE at an additional cost. Once connections have been made, the powerlocks can then be locked off to avoid further interference.

    Enclosure

    High vis orange (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 enclosures – such as mild steel can be supplied upon request.

    Specification

    • Incomer: 3P + N + E Powerlock Drain . Protection: N/A
    • Outgoing: 3 x 10 copper bars c/w M12 clearance holes. Protection: N/A
    • Dimensions: H750 x W500 x D250 (mm)
    • Weight – 35kg

    This product is available as a standalone solution, or can be installed by our team of engineers once they have conducted a site survey of your premises.

    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.

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