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Schneider Easy9 Range | 18-Mar-19 |

Schneider Easy9 Range | 18-Mar-19 |

Schneider Electric's Easy9 Range of Consumer Units, Incomers, MCBs and RCBOs are all now available to purchase on our online shop. Northern Switchgear can offer the full Range of Easy9 consumer units from Schneider Electric. The Easy9 range of consumer units offer...

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Move to Marine | 10-Mar-2020 |

Move to Marine | 10-Mar-2020 |

We have recently had an increase in enquiries from the Marine Industry for Distribution Panels for Ships. This is one of the first we built. It consists of a 400A 3 Pole incomer and five outgoing MCCBs. All fitted inside an IP65 enclosure.     With this...

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Hospital Expansion Panel | 25-Feb-2020 |

Hospital Expansion Panel | 25-Feb-2020 |

Our engineers were busy onsite this weekend completing an install of one of our panels at a hospital in Oxford. This new switchboard is fed from an existing switchboard via an underfloor busbar system. The hospital expansion will provide faster turnaround times for...

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Main Switchboard Upgrade | 18-Feb-2020 |

Main Switchboard Upgrade | 18-Feb-2020 |

Main Switchboard for Primary School in Edinburgh   Northern Switchgear recently won the contract to design and manufacture a new switchboard for a primary school in Edinburgh. The School was undergoing a complete refurbishment of all its mechanical and electrical...

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Generator Connections | 28-Jan-19 |

Generator Connections | 28-Jan-19 |

Generator connections for commercial premises Why would my company need a generator connection? In this modern era of advanced technology, almost everything we do relies on electrical power. From keeping in contact with our friends and family, to transferring large...

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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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