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.

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Available 800A – 4000A, the Loadbank Connection Point is 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.

  • LBC2000

    2000A three-phase, neutral and earth Load Bank Connection designed to restore power to critical applications. The 3200A…

    3200A Loadbank Connection Point

    2000A three-phase, neutral and earth Load Bank Connection designed to restore power to critical applications. The 3200A Generator Connection Point can be fitted inside or outside of a building, allowing a safe and quick connection of load bank to your generator  when required.

    Equipment housed within a steel enclosure. Powerlock (Drain) connections to 100x10mm copper bars with 300mm spreading distance for bottom entry outgoing cables. 3mm aluminium top and bottom gland plates are provided for the customer

    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 aluminum top and bottom gland plates are provided. Assembled to IP54.

    Specification

    • Incomer: 3P + N + E 500A Powerlock Drain . Protection: N/A
    • Outgoing: 10 x 10 copper bars c/w M12 clearance holes. Protection: N/A
    • Dimensions: H18350 x W950 x D360 (mm)
    • Weight – 150kg

    Operation

    We recommend the generator should be connected / disconnected when off load and not running. No voltage should be present at the powerlocks. We would also recommend following the convention of connecting in the following order: Earth – Neutral – L1 – L2 – L3. Then disconnecting in the 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.

  • LBC3200

    3200A three-phase, neutral and earth Load Bank Connection designed to restore power to critical applications. The 3200A…

    3200A Loadbank Connection Point

    3200A three-phase, neutral and earth Load Bank Connection designed to restore power to critical applications. The 3200A Generator Connection Point can be fitted inside or outside of a building, allowing a safe and quick connection of load bank to your generator  when required.

    Equipment housed within a steel enclosure. Powerlock (Drain) connections to 100x10mm copper bars with 300mm spreading distance for bottom entry outgoing cables. 3mm aluminium top and bottom gland plates are provided for the customer

    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 aluminum top and bottom gland plates are provided. Assembled to IP54.

    Specification

    • Incomer: 3P + N + E 500A Powerlock Drain . Protection: N/A
    • Outgoing: 10 x 10 copper bars c/w M12 clearance holes. Protection: N/A
    • Dimensions: H18350 x W950 x D360 (mm)
    • Weight – 150kg

    Operation

    We recommend the generator should be connected / disconnected when off load and not running. No voltage should be present at the powerlocks. We would also recommend following the convention of connecting in the following order: Earth – Neutral – L1 – L2 – L3. Then disconnecting in the 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.

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