What’s the difference between a single-phase ( Residential ) or three-phase ( Industrial ) electricity supply?
Both of these are electricity supplies from your current supplier, it’s the amount of power that is different. A single-phase supply is smaller than a three-phase supply meaning you cannot use as much power. A typical house will need a single-phase supply whilst a larger house, flats or commercial building will need a three-phase supply.
The way to tell what supply a property has is by looking at the fuse on the service head.
Single-phase has one 100amp fuse this will give you 240v, Fuse to Neutral
A three phase supply, has three 100amp fuses ( This can be larger depending on your demand ) Where a 3 Fuse system will give you 240v for each fuse to neutral but 415v fuse to fuse..
Hi Mark, Very pleased with the panel you built up for us and the way that is was packed, excellent and you understand the issues of couriers and how the contactors etc could be flung off etc. Well done.
Thanks for the response, in fact it is now working perfectly, the generator required to be in OFF mode to shut down from the ATS control. Fantastic product, thank you. Patrick
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At Blades Power Generation we, specialize in supplying, installing and commissioning a full range of engine driven generating sets, switch panels, fuel tanks, ATS panels, Trailers and UPS systems.
We sell Generators ranging from 5kVA to 3300 kVA with standard or custom features made to your own design to meet you own specification. For extra high loads, it is possible to synchronize multiple Generators in order to achieve a multiple high capacity megawatt output. Making Blades Power Generation your one stop shop for all your power generation needs.
All generators for sale are suitable for both permanent and temporary applications and are available in skid mounded or canopy designed sets. All sets are deigned to be used in indoors (Open sets or canopy sets) or outdoors (canopy sets). All sets can also be supplied with an indoor or outdoor acoustic canopy to reduce the sound levels to comply with the latest European Community Noise Directive 200011 4/EC.
We also have a wide range of used generators for sale with stock changing all the time please call of the latest modules.
We can provide all these and more
We sell fuel tanks ranging from 100 liters - 25000 liters as standard but we can always make you any size and shape of tank to suite your specification and requirements.
We sell trailers for mounting generators, fuel bowsers, load banks, oil containers. We can make any trailer to your own design or specification.