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Can You Reduce Standby Power Usage

Can You Reduce Standby Power Usage

Control panels for home electricity circuits of the future will need to be as low consumption as possible in order to remain environmentally friendly. This is as though many people are adept at following standard advice regarding turning off light switches and...

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Case Study- MCCB/RCD Enclosure | 21-Jan-20 |

Case Study- MCCB/RCD Enclosure | 21-Jan-20 |

MCCB/RCD Enclosure The Problem A contractor was having issues with nuisance tripping at the main Isolator for a block of 3 apartments in London. If there was a fault in one of the apartments the main isolator would trip, and all 3 apartments would be without power....

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Case Study: Porsche Stockport | 14-Jan-20 |

Case Study: Porsche Stockport | 14-Jan-20 |

Northern Switchgear was recently awarded the privilege of manufacturing the main Switchboard for a new Porsche Showroom in Stockport. The new 2 story showroom will feature a workshop, customer areas, a reception and administrative office, along with around 40 customer...

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Understanding Forms of Separation  | 7-Jan-20 |

Understanding Forms of Separation | 7-Jan-20 |

Forms of Separation This blog will attempt to help you understand form type specification in Electrical Distribution Panels. The principle reason for separating an assembly is to facilitate access to a part of the assembly whilst other parts may remain energised and...

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Beyond Bespoke | 10-Dec-19 |

Beyond Bespoke | 10-Dec-19 |

Take a look at this recently completed panel for Electrical Shuffle, a new venue in the centre of London. We pride ourselves in providing a bespoke service, but this job has taken us beyond bespoke. Containing no protective switch gear whatsoever this purely...

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Arc Fault Detection Devices | 3-Dec-19 |

Arc Fault Detection Devices | 3-Dec-19 |

Arc Fault Detection Devices So far this year, 8919 (17% of all) fires have been caused by faulty appliances and leads in England. Following on from the tragedy at Grenfell Tower in 2017 the government has ramped up measures to prevent domestic fires. Due to this...

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House Service Units | 25-Nov-19 |

House Service Units | 25-Nov-19 |

House Service Units Northern Switchgear can provide NIE & ESB approved House Service Units that cater to your site’s power requirements. HSU’s are available in a range of sizes: 2 Triple Pole Ways Complete W/ 200A Isolator 3 Triple Pole Ways Complete W/ 200A...

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Power Factor Correction | 19-Nov-19 |

Power Factor Correction | 19-Nov-19 |

Northern Switchgear can supply Schneider Power Factor Correction units. The power factor of an AC electrical power system is defined as the ratio of the real power absorbed by the load to the apparent power flowing in the circuit. In an electric power system, a load...

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LV Switchgear | 12-Nov-19 |

LV Switchgear | 12-Nov-19 |

LV Switchgear Northern Switchgear is at the forefront of LV Switchgear manufacturing, we have experience spanning three decades and the facilities across our two factories to meet all your distribution needs. We pride ourselves in providing a bespoke service and no...

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Dual Metered Power Boards | 6-Nov-19 |

Dual Metered Power Boards | 6-Nov-19 |

Dual Metered Power Boards Northern Switchgear’s dual metered split load board are built using products which are manufactured and tested to BS EN 61439-3 as well as being compliant with the latest building regulations. We offer metered power boards using Schneider...

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Automatic Transfer Switches | 28-Oct-19 |

Automatic Transfer Switches | 28-Oct-19 |

Automatic Transfer Switches Automatic Transfer Switches (ATS) are key components in any standby electrical power system; therefore, reliability and confidence in their operation are paramount. Normally, power is provided by mains supply to the panel board and is...

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