Scorpion enhances its Phoenix Dual Mains Automatic Changeover Panel

4th November 2008
News Release from: Shenton Group
Written by : ES Admin
Scorpion enhances its Phoenix Dual Mains Automatic Changeover Panel
Scorpion Power Systems has upgraded its popular Phoenix Dual Mains Automatic Changeover Panel, which can now be incorporated with a Building Management Systems (BMS) and Fire Control Panel. Also offered with a remote annunciator panel, thereby enabling fire officers to see the status of alarms around a building, the Phoenix has enhanced monitoring facilities and can be adapted to meet individual designs.
A unique method of meeting fire safety Building Regulations, the Phoenix Dual Mains Automatic Changeover Panel has been specifically formulated for buildings with duplicate power supplies. The Changeover Panel automatically switches mains electricity from one supply to another, in the event of a fire or mains power failure, to ensure continuity of supply to firefighting lifts.

The Phoenix Dual Mains Automatic Changeover Panel has been specifically designed to meet Building Regulations B5 and Section 20 of the London Building (Act) Amendment Act 1939 and BS 5585-5 Section 4 relating to fire precautions in the design, construction and use of buildings.

Electrically and mechanically interlocked to ensure the isolation of the two supplies, the Phoenix Dual Mains Automatic Changeover Panel is backed up by both electrical supplies, so that if there is a break or loss of power it is recognised by the Changeover Panel, which mechanically switches over the supply. Comprising of a 3-phase monitor to supervise loss of phase or under-voltage, the Phoenix Dual Mains Automatic Changeover Panel includes a lamp indicator to show supply and switching status as well as a key switch to facilitate testing.

This Phoenix Dual Mains product is part of Scorpion’s range of Automatic Changeover Panels, which the company produces for its standby generators. Extremely popular amongst electrical contractors and developers, the Phoenix Dual Mains panel has been fitted in a number of new and existing applications including The House of Commons, hotels and universities, etc

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