How much electricity can construction site distributors supply?
The amperage that a site power distributor can deliver depends on the design of the device. There are site power distributors with 16A, 32A or 63A, which can deliver a maximum output of 3,6 kW, 7,2 kW or 14,4 kW depending on the version. The power depends on the number of sockets that are connected to the site power distributor.
Is it also possible to rent site power distributors instead of buying them?
Yes, site power distributors can usually also be rented. This has the advantage that you can react flexibly to different needs and requirements and do not have to invest in expensive equipment. When renting a site power distributor, however, you should make sure that you select a device that meets your individual requirements and meets the necessary safety guidelines.
What are the advantages of buying a site power distributor?
Buying a site power distributor has the advantage that you can use the device for a long time and do not have to rely on the availability of rental devices. In addition, you can save money in the long term if you use it regularly because you no longer have to pay rent. When buying, however, you should make sure that you choose a device that meets your individual requirements and meets the necessary safety guidelines.
Can you buy used site power distributors?
Yes, you can buy used site power distributors. There are various providers who sell used site power distributors, for example on online platforms or in specialist shops. However, when buying used construction site power distributors, one should be particularly careful and examine the device closely to ensure that it meets the necessary safety standards. A thorough inspection and maintenance is advisable in order to identify and eliminate possible defects and defects at an early stage.
What do designations like 16A, 32A or 63A mean?
The designations 16A, 32A or 63A indicate the amperage that the site power distributor can deliver. The abbreviation "A" stands for ampere and is the unit of measurement for electric current. Site power distributors with 16A deliver a maximum power of 3,6 kW, while site power distributors with 32A can deliver a maximum power of 7,2 kW and site power distributors with 63A can deliver a maximum power of 14,4 kW.
What does protection class IP44 mean for site power distributors?
The degree of protection IP44 indicates the extent to which the construction site distributor is protected against the ingress of foreign bodies and water. The first digit “4” stands for protection against foreign objects with a diameter of 1 mm or more, while the second digit “4” stands for protection against splashing water from all directions. A site power distributor with protection class IP44 is therefore protected against rain and splash water and can be used outdoors without hesitation.
What does the abbreviation CEE mean for site power distributors?
CEE is the abbreviation for "Coupler, Enlarged, Earthed" and refers to a standardized plug that is widely used on construction sites and in industry. CEE plugs have a round, robust construction and are available in different versions, depending on the amperage and the number of poles. Site power distributors are usually equipped with CEE sockets to ensure a reliable power supply for construction machinery and other electrical devices.
Which safety guidelines must be observed when using site power distributors?
When using site power distributors, various safety guidelines must be observed to ensure safe operation. This includes, among other things, the use of residual current circuit breakers, the use of suitable cables and plug connections, professional installation of the device and regular maintenance and testing of the device. In addition, it is important to only have the devices installed and operated by trained personnel in order to avoid possible dangers to people and material.
Alternatives to site power distributors
- mobile generators
- stationary power distributors
- Battery– and solar systems
- emergency power systems
- emergency generators