Electrical Switchboard Layout
Reliability is the key to a successful switchboard, requiring accurate, thorough design and an expert eye to ensure compliance with the latest switchboard standards. We at DaRa Switchboards understand that every situation – and therefore every switchboard – needs a unique approach, which is why we make sure our modular switchboards never inhibit the needs of the customer.
Reliability, crafted by expert eyes.
If finding the perfect modular switchboard for your business is proving a challenge, then look no further – DaRa Switchboards embraces custom-design methods and a streamlined manufacturing process to meet your delivery and quality requirements.
Are You Getting The Most Out Of Your Electrical Switchboard Layout?
You would be surprised by the number of companies who still rely on out-dated switchboards to manage the electrical demands of their operation. We are often approached by new customers who complain about a system they had installed by another service provider that only lasted a few years with the growth of their demands.
This indicates how important it is to get the job done right the first time so you don’t have to worry about your entire operation falling victim to widespread interruptions to your services.
The switchboard is the quietly beating heart of most industrial and commercial businesses, and like a heart, it needs to be connected and wired in the most efficient way possible in order to get the best results.
Tell Tale Signs Your System May Be Inefficient
It can be tough to determine how well your switchboard is running by opening it up unless you know precisely what you are looking for. However, there are some signs that can indicate an issue is present such as:
- Advanced age
- Audible electrical humming
- Circuit breaker trips
- Power surges
- Hot spots
- Exposed live busbars
We can help you with switchboard servicing and making sure everything is and will continue to run smoothly.
We Work With The Biggest International Companies
Dara Switchboards boasts some of the most prestigious high performing clients and we are delighted to continue serving their energy management needs. Our clients include the likes of:
BP – One of the world’s leading international oil and gas companies, providing customers with fuel for transportation, energy for heat and light, lubricants to keep engines moving, and the petrochemical products used to make everyday items as diverse as paints, clothes and packaging.
The main switchboard for BP Port Hedland terminal was designed and manufactured by Dara Switchboards as part of an electrical upgrade. Due to the extreme weather conditions in the area, the switchboard is designed to operate in harsh environments. Protective sun shields on all sides of the board allow the switchboard to perform in cool conditions.
Tesla – Considered the leading electric car manufacturer on the global market Tesla established a supercharger network on the east coast to provide power for electric cars travelling from Brisbane to Adelaide. Construction is underway for six new locations in northern NSW that will extend the fast-charging range of Tesla’s Model S and Model X north to Brisbane and bridge the gap between Melbourne and Adelaide.
Tesla superchargers are capable of delivering up to two-hundred and seventy kilometres of range to the Model S in just 30 minutes. Dara Switchboards is the proud manufacturer of main switchboards and switchboard enclosures for some of the supercharger stations along the east coast.
If Your Power Distribution Isn’t Efficient You Need To Make The Switch
If your distribution network isn’t running optimally or if you suffer power interruptions every now and again then it may be the case that your power distribution and protection system is not designed and manufactured as per the installation requirements. If this is the case then calling Dara Switchboards is the best thing you can do.
We can take a look at how your board is configured and best advise on how to remedy the problem.
Likewise, if you need to install a new board then make sure you call on us, we can supply you with the perfect distribution and protection system and ensure that your electrical switchboard layout is in line with the site requirements now and to the future.
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Switchboards, built to last from a team that work into the future.
Switchboards are meant to last. They’re meant to be the one thing you never need to think about, but that’s not always the case. Many companies come to us after their switchboard systems have let them down within just a few years.
To us, that’s simply unacceptable. With a projected service life of 25 years, a switchboard designed and constructed by Dara Switchboards today is built to last and guaranteed to meet the latest requirements of any industry.
We are fully compliant to the latest Switchboard standard – AS/NZS 61439.1 – for our high current modular switchboards.
The thing that really helps us ensure quality, at every step, is our location. Every department of Dara Switchboards operates from within the same site, which means we’re able to help and support each other, providing greater control and efficiency in delivering projects on-time and within budget.
Plus, as everything is built in-house, we can provide an extended range of custom services including sheet metal fabrication, powder coating and the custom assembly and wiring for modular switchboards. Our expert team of engineers are dedicated to providing the best and most current solutions for our clients, incorporating cutting-edge electrical design and swift manufacturing times to deliver high-quality products.
To discover the full range of features offered by DaRa Switchboards, take a virtual look at our facility online.