Diesel Generators

QUESTIONDoes IPE provide electrical reticulation services?

ANSWER

Yes we have our roots in electrical contracting and provide full electrical reticulation services and project management

QUESTIONWhat are my changeover panel options?

ANSWER

We offer full besoke changovers for multiple set synchronization, mains paralelling including all switchgear and transformer as required

QUESTIONCan my larger genset be containerized?

ANSWER

Yes we offer bespoke containerized solutions to meet your needs

QUESTIONWhat Acoustic canopy types are available?

ANSWER

We provide custom 3CR12 stainless steel sound attenuated canopies in addition to our mild steel range.

QUESTIONCan generators generate at 11kV?

ANSWER

Yes we offer a choice of alternators that generate at 11kV and at 400V

QUESTIONCan i specify which controller i require?

ANSWER

Yes we can tailor your genset build to incorporate Deepsea, Comap & Woodward Controllers.

QUESTIONWhich Alternators are supported?

ANSWER

All major alternators are supported namely Leroy Somer, Mecce Alte and Stamford.

QUESTIONWhat are my available Fuel Options?

ANSWER

We can tailor the fuel system to your specific needs for baseframe tanks, bulk fuel tanks with fuel line and fuel polishing systems.

QUESTIONCan my generators be remotely monitored?

ANSWER

Yes all our gensets 200kVA and over come standard with remote monitoring capabilities and monitored by our team of engineers to ensure you facility is never at risk.

QUESTIONCan IPE provide servicing and maintenance post installation?

ANSWER

Yes, we provide complete support and servicing of all our equipment and installations.

Rotary UPS

QUESTIONWhat is a Rotabloc?

ANSWER

Rotabloc is IEM's patented design for a electrically coupled diesel rotary UPS system. All other DRUPS systems utilize mechanical coupling which requires increased service and maintenance costs and intervals.

QUESTIONDoes the Rotbloc UPS require batteries like conventional static UPS systems.

ANSWER

The Rotabloc is a battery-less UPS system that utilizes kinetic energy instead of chemical energy from batteries

QUESTIONHow long does the rotary UPS hold the load before my genset starts?

ANSWER

The ride through on a single Rotabloc unit is 11 seconds in which time the generator has time to synchronize and accept load. Rotabloc units can also be coupled together to double the ride through time.

QUESTIONDoes the Rotabloc UPS run off batteries like normal static UPS?

ANSWER

No, the Rotabloc has stored kinetic energy in the flywheel which it calls upon to hold the load in a blackout, brownout or transient.

QUESTIONDoes the Rotabloc provide power factor correction?

ANSWER

Yes because it is a synchronous motor the Rotabloc provides unity power factor correction.

QUESTIONWhat makes the IEM diesel rotary UPS solution different to others?

ANSWER

All other DRUPS solutions the genset and the rotary is mechanically coupled. IEM's Rotabloc is electrically coupled removing hard wearing maintenance intensive clutch design reducing the maintenance intervals dramatically.

QUESTIONDoes the Rotabloc require cooling?

ANSWER

No the Rotabloc requires no cooling only air ventilation.

QUESTIONCan IPE provide servicing and maintenance post installation?

ANSWER

Yes, we provide complete support and servicing of all our equipment and installations.

Static UPS

QUESTIONDoes Socomec have a UPS for my industry?

ANSWER

Socomec has the most comprehensive range of UPS's in the world from industrial, Medical, Data Centres and IP Rated units to suit any application

QUESTIONDo we have a modular UPS option?

ANSWER

Yes our Modulys GP2.0 is a fully modular UPS up to 600kW perfect for the data centre environments where scalability is key

QUESTIONWhat are my bypass options?

ANSWER

There are 9 UPS configurations for each module to suit your specific needs where it be paralell systems or for maintenance bypasses.

QUESTIONCan Socomec's UPS be remotely monitored?

ANSWER

Yes all of our UPS products 80kVA and up come standard with remote monitoring capabilities.

QUESTIONDoes IPE provide batteries?

ANSWER

Yes we provide batteries and battery cabinets to suit your specific needs.

QUESTIONCan IPE provide servicing and maintenance post installation?

ANSWER

Yes, we provide complete support and servicing of all our equipment and installations.

Starline Track Busway

QUESTIONWhat is a tapoff box?

ANSWER

Tapoff boxes is a plugin unit that provides a connection point between the server racks and the busway and can be plugged in anywhere along the busway whilst live.

QUESTIONWhat is an end feed box?

ANSWER

End feed boxes house the incoming power cables to energize the busway. One End feed box at the beginning of each busbar run.

QUESTIONCan i have my busway below our data centre raised floor?

ANSWER

The most ideal place for the busway in a data centre is overhead to reduce the underfloor clutter and to allow the computer room air conditioning units to freely provide air beneath the floor however the busway can also be fasted to the raised floor legs beneath your DC floor.

QUESTIONWhat options can i have on my Tapoff box?

ANSWER

Options range from single to three phase breakers up to maximum of three per Tapoff. Various ampacity industrial sockets or drop cords plugging straight into your server racks. The Tapoff boxes are fully customizable to meet your specific data centre distribution needs.

QUESTIONHow easy is it to install after the initial installation.

ANSWER

It is extremely safe and easy to add or remove cabinets from rows in your DC. Insert the yoke into the underside of the busway and turn and lock and the tapoff will be energized and ready to power your new cabinet.

QUESTIONCan each cabinet be metered?

ANSWER

Yes, you can meter each cabinet through your tapoff boxes to ensure you data centre PUE is always at an optimum.

QUESTIONDoes the busway require annual servicing?

ANSWER

No servicing is required.

QUESTIONWhat are my earthing options?

ANSWER

All units come standard with Isolated ground or incase earth. No additional earthing is required.

QUESTIONMust the we shut down the data centre to add cabinets?

ANSWER

Live installation of tapoff boxes is safe and can be done by anyone without a electrical certification certificate.

Diesel Generators From 6KVA to 3.3MVA
Medium &
High Voltage Busbar
Low Voltage
Starline Track Busway
Socomec
UPS systems
Diesel Rotary UPS
& Power Conditioners