Temporary Power

Understanding your temporary power distribution 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 any event.

Optimising your temporary power distribution network

IDE supplies a full range of temporary power distribution panels from 4000A generator connections to small dual 16A sockets, and all connecting cable to ensure you optimise your temporary power network. We fit the product to the application.

Quality and safety assured

Every time any of our products leave our rental depot or manufacturing base, we test operation and safety. This includes EVERY socket, EVERY breaker, EVERY cable connection to ensure the highest reliability.

Long-term partnership

We can help you plan ahead, ensuring you get the best from your temporary power distribution set-up and our expert services. We can also manage your complete distribution fleet, or provide one stop rental management.

Event Power Distribution

Our event power distribution equipment is designed to cater for all event requirements – supporting generators, entertainment stages, PA systems, lighting, audio visual equipment and refreshment areas. We offer a range of solutions such as: event distribution boards (16A - 3200A), cabling solutions, cable ramps and changeover panels, which are available to purchase or hire from us. All of our event power distribution equipment can be manufactured to meet the requirements of your project.

  • AMF125S-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. No volt connection for remote Generator start (N/O & N/C). Auxiliary power supply for Generator battery charging or 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 external brass earth stud. Complete unit
    mounted within a galvanised steel crash frame with forklift pockets.

    Enclosure
    Grey (RAL7035) textured powder coated Zintec steel construction with phosphate welds. Termination compartment with internal polycarbonate/terminal protection shrouds and external panel key lock door. Top and bottom steel gland plate. Assembled to IP55.

    Termination Protection
    Input 1 (Mains): Termination, 3P+N+E Hardwire Protection, 125A 4 Pole Contactor
    Input 2 (Generator): Termination, 3P+N+E Hardwire Protection,  125A 4 Pole Contactor
    Outgoing (Load): Termination,  3P+N+E Hardwire Protection,  N/A
    Aux 13A 230V 1P+N+E Socket 16A 2 Pole 30mA RCBO (All MCB’s have C-Type trip curves. All RCD’s and RCBO’s are Type A)

    Dimensions: H 1400mm x W 985mm x D 500mm

    Weight: 75kgs

  • MD59 Spider

    32a Single-phase mains distribution unit for use on any temporary electrical installation.  Equipment housed in a solid…

    32a Single-phase mains distribution unit for use on any temporary electrical installation.  Equipment housed in a solid cast rubber spider enclosure, with integrated transparent MOD window protected switchgear, fixed carry handle and rising feet for ease of stacking. Inlet on a rated flying H07RN-F lead to aid connection to generator or distribution board.

    Specification:

    • Incomer: No main breaker – 1ph
    • Outgoing: 6 x 16a/1
    • Dimensions H300 x W400 x D350 (mm)
    • Weight – 10kg (1 person )

    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.

  • MD75

    A 32A three-phase (400V) power distribution box designed for use within temporary electrical installations and the…

    A 32A three-phase (400V) power distribution box designed for use within temporary electrical installations and the events industry. All switchgear and Tri-rated wiring is housed within a purpose built polyethylene enclosure, with recessed socket and switchgear panels for mechanical protection. Transparent windows are used to allow visual identification of the switchgear status and allow access in event of a trip. The enclosure incorporates integrated carry handles, common stacking rails, external brass earth stud and all necessary electrical hazard warning identification.

    The enclosure is fabricated from black 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, service temperature from -50 to +80°C with greater than 1014 surface resistance. IK09 Rated.

    Specification:

    • Incomer: 32A 4P MCB – 3ph
    • Outgoing: 1 x 32a/3
    • Outgoing: 6 x 32a/1
    • Outgoing: 6 x 16a/1
    • Dimensions H450 x W550 x D495 (mm)
    • Weight – 28kg (2 people )

    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.

  • MD17

    A 32A single-phase (230V) steel toblerone designed to distribute temporary power from one area to another. The 32A plug…

    A 32A single-phase (230V) steel toblerone designed to distribute temporary power from one area to another. The 32A plug and play distribution board is easy to relocate across site and blends in well with the surrounding environment. Comes in a self extinguishing enclosure, fully insulated and manufactured from hard butyl rubber. Resistant to atmospherics and chemical agents. IP55 Rated

    Specification:

    • Incomer: No main breaker – 1ph
    • Outgoing: 12 x 13a/1
    • Dimensions H125 x W245 x D550 (mm)
    • Weight – 6kg (1 people )

    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.

  • MD2

    A 63 amp 3 phase distribution board designed to distribute temporary power from one area to another. The 63 amp 3 phase…

    A 63 amp 3 phase distribution board designed to distribute temporary power from one area to another. The 63 amp 3 phase distribution board features a plug and play design, which makes it easy to relocate across site and blends in with the surrounding environment. All switchgear and Tri-rated wiring is housed within a purpose built high density polyethylene enclosure (HDPE), with recessed socket and switchgear panels for mechanical protection. Transparent windows are used to allow visual identification of the switchgear status and allow access in event of a trip. The enclosure incorporates integrated carry handles, common stacking rails, external brass earth stud and all necessary electrical hazard warning identification.

    The enclosure is fabricated from black 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, service temperature from -50 to +80°C with greater than 1014 surface resistance. IK09 Rated.

    Specification:

    • Incomer: 63A 4P MCB
    • Outgoing: 1 x 63a/3
    • Outgoing: 6 x 32a/1
    • Outgoing: 12 x 16a/1
    • Dimensions H600 x W550 x D495 (mm)
    • Weight – 32kg (2 people)

    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.

  • MD74

    A 63 amp 3 phase distribution board designed to distribute temporary power from one area to another. The 63 amp 3 phase…

    A 63 amp 3 phase distribution board designed to distribute temporary power from one area to another. The 63 amp 3 phase distribution board features a plug and play design, which makes it easy to relocate across site and blends in with the surrounding environment. All switchgear and Tri-rated wiring is housed within a purpose built high density polyethylene enclosure (HDPE), with recessed socket and switchgear panels for mechanical protection. Transparent windows are used to allow visual identification of the switchgear status and allow access in event of a trip. The enclosure incorporates integrated carry handles, common stacking rails, external brass earth stud and all necessary electrical hazard warning identification.

    The enclosure is fabricated from black 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, service temperature from -50 to +80°C with greater than 1014 surface resistance. IK09 Rated.

    Specification:

    • Incomer: 125A 4P MCCB
    • Outgoing: 1 x 63a/3
    • Outgoing: 2 x 32a/3
    • Outgoing: 6 x 32a/1
    • Outgoing: 6 x 16a/1
    • Dimensions H450 x W550 x D495 (mm)
    • Weight – 28kg (2 people)

    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.

  • MD51

    Three-phase mains distribution unit for use on any temporary electrical installation. Equipment housed in a solid cast…

    Three-phase mains distribution unit for use on any temporary electrical installation. Equipment housed in a solid cast rubber spider enclosure, with integrated transparent Modular window protected Switchgear, fixed carry handle and rising feet for ease of stacking. Inlet on a rated flying H07RN-F lead to aid connection to generator or distribution board.

    Enclosure
    Resistant to atmospherics and chemical agents. IP55 Rated.

    Specification:

    • Incomer: 125A 4P MCCB
    • Outgoing: 1 x 32a/3
    • Outgoing: 3 x 32a/1
    • Dimensions: H350 x W450 x D400 (mm)
    • Weight: 13kg (1 person)

    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.

  • MD1

    A 125A three-phase (400V) power distribution boards designed to distribute temporary power from one area to another. The…

    A 125A three-phase (400V) power distribution boards designed to distribute temporary power from one area to another. The 125A 3 phase plug and play distribution board is easy to relocate across site and blends in well with the surrounding environment. All switchgear and Tri-rated wiring is housed within a purpose built polyethylene enclosure, with recessed socket and switchgear panels for mechanical protection. Transparent windows are used to allow visual identification of the switchgear status and allow access in event of a trip. The enclosure incorporates integrated carry handles, common stacking rails, external brass earth stud and all necessary electrical hazard warning identification.

    The enclosure is fabricated from black 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, service temperature from -50 to +80°C with greater than 1014 surface resistance. IK09 Rated.

    Specification:

    • Incomer: 125A 4P MCCB
    • Outgoing: 3 x 63a/3
    • Outgoing: 6 x 63a/1
    • Dimensions H600 x W550 x D495 (mm)
    • Weight – 38kg (2 people)

    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.

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