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.

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.

How can we help?

Every IDE product is designed with care by engineering experts. Have a unique requirement? Just tell us what you need.

Rental options

Our Rental Centres provide a full range of temporary power distribution equipment, for a wide range of applications, and can deliver to you anywhere in the UK and Europe.

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.

  • IP1600

    1600A 4 Pole ACB LSI supplying a common rated HDHC copper bus-bar system and load connection pads. All equipment housed…

    1600A Inline Protection Panel

    1600A 4 Pole ACB LSI supplying a common rated HDHC copper bus-bar system and load connection pads. All equipment housed in a steel enclosure with internal and external copper earth bar. Complete unit mounted within a galvanised steel crash frame with forklift pockets and lifting eyes. Fitted with Emergency stop shunt operated c/w Indication lamps.

    Enclosure

    Black (RAL9005) textured powder coated stainless steel 1.4003. Separate incoming and outgoing with internal protection shrouds and external panel key lock doors. Bottom aluminium gland plates. Assembled to IP55.

    Specification

    • Input: 3P + N + E (Hardwire) . Protection: 1600A 4 Pole ACB
    • Outgoing: 3P + N + E (Hardwire) . Protection: N/A
    • Dimensions: H2320 x W960 x D900 (mm)
    • Weight – 1000kg

    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.

    This 1600A Inline Protection Unit  is available to purchase or hire. For more information, please contact sales@idesystems.co.uk.

  • AMF1600S-1

    1600A Three-phase auto mains fail (AMF) changeover panel allows automatic connection of a secondary electrical supply to…

    1600A Changover Panel

    1600A Three-phase auto mains fail (AMF) changeover panel allows automatic connection of a secondary electrical supply to a load upon failure of the primary. Mechanically and electronically interlocked 4 Pole ACB’s 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

    Black (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 1 (Mains): 3P + N + E (Hardwire) . Protection: 1600A 4 Pole ACB
    • Input 2 (Generator): 3P + N + E (Hardwire) . Protection: 1600A 4 Pole ACB
    • Outgoing Load: 3P + N + E (Hardwire) . Protection: N/A
    • Aux: 32A 400V 3P+N+E socket. Protection: 32A 4 Pole 30mA RCBO
    • Dimensions: H2100 x W1430 x D650 (mm)
    • Weight – 750kg

    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.

  • MD1000

    A 1000A Three-phase temporary mains distribution unit for use on any temporary electrical installation.  Equipment…

    1000A Power Distribution Board

    A 1000A Three-phase temporary mains distribution unit for use on any temporary electrical installation.  Equipment housed in a steel enclosure with rated common HDHC copper busbar system. Entire panel is fixed within a load tested 3mm galvanised mild steel crash frame with crane lifting points and integral 200mm x 115mm fork lift pockets. The frame allows bottom entry of 240mm²  HO7 cables and exit of 240mm² HO7 cables, through a brush gland plate, allowing a minimum bend radius of 400mm. Internal and external copper earth bars complete with brass studs with panel clearance to allow lug on within each incoming and outgoing section. Each outgoing section is fitted with its own Multi-Function power monitor, earth leakage protection, and compartment anti-condensation heaters.

    Enclosure

    Fabricated from 1.4003 stainless steel with a textured powder coat finish to RAL 7021 (dark grey).

    Front access doors manufactured from rigid 2mm Zintec steel, fitted with door locks and door stays (Lock out at 135°). Enclosure achieves IP65 rating.  Other features include integral 2mm powder coated mild steel shrouds for additional safety, compliance with Form 4 Type 3 separation, and aluminium gland plates.

    • Input: 1000A 3P+N Copper Stubs. Protection: 1000A 4 Pole (50kA) ACB
    • Outgoing: 3 No. 400A 3P+N Copper Stubs. 400. Protection: 3 No. 400A 4 Pole (50kA) MCCB’s c/w programmable & switchable earth leakage
    • Dimensions: H2100 x W1450 x D850 (mm)
    • Weight – 625kg

    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.

    This 1000A temporary power distribution board is available to purchase or hire. For more information, please contact sales@idesystems.co.uk.

  • 120mm cable (Lugg Ends)

    120mm single-core HO7RN-F  cable  terminated with lug ends (12mm) to make connections to standby or permanent…

    120mm HO7RN-F Cable

    120mm single-core HO7RN-F  cable  terminated with lug ends (12mm) to make connections to standby or permanent generators.

    All of our 120mm HO7RN-F lugged 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): 8kg

    For more information on our 240mm powerlock cable please contact sales@idesystems.co.uk

  • ST103

    110kVA three phase site power transformer designed for use on any temporary electrical installation or construction…

    10kVA Site Power Transformer

    110kVA three phase site power transformer designed for use on any temporary electrical installation or construction site.

    The 10kVA three phase site transformer has four 110V 16A and two 32A 2P+E socket outlets with MCB protection. Fitted in a robust heavy duty case conforming to IP44 with two carry handles and mounted on skids. Finished in red with yellow front and back plates. Insulation class B, frequency 50/60Hz. High visibility enclosure ensures that the product is easily seen on site and can be relocated if required.

    Specification:

    • Incomer: 32A 400V 3P+N+E Plug and SY Cable Protection: 16A 3 Pole MCB
    • Outgoing: 2 x 32A 230V 1P+N+E Pnl Mnt Skt. Protection: 2 x 32A 2 Pole MCB
    • Outgoing: 4 x 16A 230V 1P+N+E Pnl Mnt Skt. Protection: 2 x 16A 2 Pole MCB (shared)
    • Dimensions H685 x W505x D500 (mm)
    • Weight 75kg

     

    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.

    This 10kVA Site Power Transformer  is available to purchase or hire. For more information, please contact sales@idesystems.co.uk.

  • AMF400S-1

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

    400A Chnagover 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 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.

    • Input 1 (Mains): 3P + N + E (Hardwire) . Protection: 400A 4 Pole Contactor
    • Input 2 (Generator): 3P + N + E (Hardwire) . Protection: 400A 4 Pole Contactor
    • Outgoing Load: 3P + N + E (Hardwire) . Protection: N/A
    • Aux: 32A 230V 1P+N+E socket. Protection: 32A 2 Pole 30mA RCBO
    • Dimensions: H1700 x W985 x D530 (mm)
    • Weight – 206kg

    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.

    This 400A Changeover Panel  is available to purchase or hire. For more information, please contact sales@idesystems.co.uk.

  • SD200

    200A temporary site distribution board designed for use on construction sites and temporary electrical installations.…

    200A temporary site distribution board designed for use on construction sites and temporary electrical installations.

    The 200A temporary site distribution board is manufactured from stainless steel and features a hardwired facility with a glanded incomer, which allows the solution to be connected directly to a standby generator. We offer a range of interchangeable single and three phase socket outlets which can be fitted to the temporary site distribution board based on the requirements of your project.

    Options

    • 230V – 400V single and three phase – 50hz
    • Interchangeable socket outlets from 16A – 63A
    • both IP44 or IP67 available
    • Glanded hardwire facility
    • MCB’S have C – type trip curves, all RCD’s and RCBO’s are type A
    • IP rating: IP54 up to IP65
    • Stainless steel 1.4003 or Zintec 2.00 mm enclosures available
    • Door interlocking pad lockable handle
    • Secondary door for access to main supply for safe isolation
    • Galvanised crash frame, forklift pockets and certifi d lifting points
    • Optional switchable and adjustable earth leakage
    • External earth stud on crash frame and enclosure
    • RAL colours available upon request

    The 200A Site Distribution Board is available to purchase or hire. For more information please contact sales@idesystems.co.uk

  • 240mm Cable (Powerlock)

    240mm single-core HO7RN-F  cable  terminated with powerlock ends (source and drain) or lugged ends to make connections…

    240mm Cable

    240mm 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

    All of our 240mm 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): 15kg

     

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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.

How can we help?

Every IDE product is designed with care by engineering experts. Have a unique requirement? Just tell us what you need.

Rental options

Our Rental Centres provide a full range of temporary power distribution equipment, for a wide range of applications, and can deliver to you anywhere in the UK and Europe.

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