Consarc Vacuum Furnace Installation

Consarc Vacuum Furnace Installation

Consarc Engineering is an Inductotherm Group Company specialising in the design and manufacture of a wide range of advanced vacuum furnaces and controlled atmosphere furnaces for the processing of metals, speciality alloys, and engineered materials. The Challenge: We were brought on board by Consarc to provide HV and LV supply for the installation of two…

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Refurbished transformers and the Ecodesign Directive

Refurbished transformers and the Ecodesign Directive

The European Union’s Ecodesign Directive (Directive 2009/125/EC) which came into force on the 1st July 2015, provides consistent EU-wide rules for the minimum mandatory requirements for the energy efficiency of energy using products. The directive includes regulation on small, medium and large transformers placed on the market for the first time after the enforcement date.…

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Energy Efficient Transformer at Wensleydale Creamery

Energy Efficient Transformer at Wensleydale Creamery

North East based Slaters Electricals have completed a project with the award winning Wensleydale Creamery, as part of the £5 million expansion to their site in Hawes, North Yorkshire. Wensleydale cheese has its heritage that dates back to the 12th century.  Today the Wensleydale Creamery still uses traditional cheese making techniques and recently achieved European…

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Arqiva Digital Switch Over Project

Arqiva Digital Switch Over Project

Slaters Electricals Ltd completed a major project for Arqiva which ensured that the UK’s terrestrial television transmitters continued to broadcast to the nation’s households following the national Digital Switch Over (DSO) which completed in autumn 2012. Over a thirteen month period, Slaters installed a series of new transformers at seven sites across the UK, to…

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SSI Hire Project – Press Release

SSI Hire Project – Press Release

A NORTH East electrical engineering firm has finished installing the vital power distribution plant needed to power the rebuild of the blast furnace at the Sahaviriya Steel Industries UK (SSI). The project saw equipment from Slaters Electricals’ rental fleet on the Redcar plant for approximately six months, with the power distribution plant being used temporarily…

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Jersey Electricity – 35 MVA Upgrade Project

Jersey Electricity – 35 MVA Upgrade Project

North East based, Slaters Electricals Ltd, have supplied and installed a 35 MVA transformer as part of an infrastructure upgrade to the La Collette Power Station on the island of Jersey. A major planned infrastructure upgrade, which involved the installation of two 11MW Sulzer Diesel generators, was given fresh impetus last summer when one of…

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Refurbishing in the Circular Economy

Refurbishing in the Circular Economy

The term ‘Circular Economy’ has been discussed widely in the media over the last few years. The Ellen MacArthur foundation, a charity set up by the former British sailor in 2010, is dedicated to working with business and education to ‘accelerate the transition to a circular economy’. Even The Guardian has a dedicated ‘Circular Economy…

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What to do if you have electrical damage from floods

What to do if you have electrical damage from floods

With the wettest winter on record and storms battering the UK over the last few weeks, the resulting floods have caused devastation to homes and businesses across the country. Over 5000 properties are still flooded, tens of thousands of people have been left without power and the damage to equipment and electrical infrastructure is some…

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Jersey Electricity – The Logistics

Jersey Electricity - The Logistics

Our project with Jersey Electricity was one of the most complex projects ever undertaken by Slaters Electricals, due to the logistics of transporting the 60-tonne transformer from the Slaters factory in North East England to the Power Station in Jersey. Take a look at our video showing the logistics of the project on site in…

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Saving energy and reducing bills for Businesses

Saving energy and reducing bills for Businesses

Energy prices have risen considerably over the last couple of years. Last week the Chief of utility regulator Ofgem warned that further price increases were imminent as the UK’s reliance on gas grows as market availability falls. In light of this we have decided to put together some tips and ideas for businesses to help…

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