LV Switchgear

Main LV Distribution Switchgear

We manufacture industry leading switchgear in all configurations and forms of separation in accordance with BS EN 61439-2. Standard designs are certified up to 6300A 120Ka RMS Sym for 1 sec, but equipment is available in ratings up to 15000A.

Our range of switchboards are all custom-built in a modular design with fully welded construction designed to any configuration to suite site requirements, all equipment is manufactured and tested in-house on site.

All aspects of the design are detailed in 2D and 3D CAD options.

Sub-distribution switchgear is available to the same specifications

Switchboard General Specification

  • Standard and bespoke arrangements.
  • Fully welded construction from 2mm thick mild steel.
  • 2.5mm thick steel or galvanised & 5mm thick aluminium gland plates.
  • All forms of segregation.
  • Fully type tested assemblies to BE EN 61439-2.
  • Ingress protection to IP31.
  • Any colour from the RAL or BS ranges.
  • Top or bottom cable/bus-duct entries.
  • Front or rear cable access.
  • Multiple sections.
  • 100mm standard plinth.


Switchboard Features and Options

  • All types of functional units including ACB’s, MCCB’s Fusewitches and MCB or fuseboards.
  • Fixed, plug-in or withdrawable devices.
  • Devices from all the main manufactures including ABB, Schneider, Socomec, Terasaki plus other manufacturers ranges.
  • Comprehensive range of metering from the Autometers, Carlo Gavazzi, Janitza, Rayliegh, Schneider, Socomec plus other manufacturers ranges.
  • Supply Authority CT Chambers integral to the footprint.
  • Thermographic viewing facilities.
  • Power mimic lines.
  • Electronic surge protection.
  • Double-rated neutral busbars.
  • Ingress protection ratings up to IP65.
  • Integrated protection.
  • Equipment can incorporate a wide range of intelligent system controls and automation with conventional relay logic control or PLC systems.
  • In-house testing with optional full load testing.


Typical LV switchgear installation - AF Switchgear
Typical distribution pillar unit - AF Switchgear