Power Equipment Hire

Power Equipment Hire

70 years of experience and our comprehensive fleet of transformers, switchgear and specialist power equipment make Slaters Electricals a leader in UK and international power equipment hire.

Whether you have an emergency or planned temporary power requirement, you can rely on our expert team and vast stock of versatile rental equipment to provide a fast, reliable and safe solution.

We have a proven track record of meeting customer’s temporary power requirements when other suppliers could not.

Call our sales engineers  now on +44 (0) 191 414 2916 to discuss your power equipment hire requirements. 

Multi-Tap Transformer Containerised Substation Hire

We have a hire fleet of multi-tap 6.3MVA 20-foot ISO containerised substations with integral switchgear and protection, purpose built to give various high voltage 50hz or 60hz outputs from parallel multi-generator input. These robust, easy to transport units provide fast and highly versatile power output from an impressively small footprint.

Their versatile nature make these units highly suitable for a variety of emergency or planned temporary power requirements.

Read more about our multi-tap transformer containerised substations here.

Step Up Transformer Hire

We maintain a large dedicated fleet of liquid cooled and cast resin step up transformers up to 6.25MVA for hire. The step up hire fleet contains many multi-tapped transformers for maximum flexibility and versatility across a range of vector groups including YNyn0, Ynd11, YNd1, Yd11 & Yy0. Standard and non-standard voltages are available.

View our step up transformer hire stock.

High Voltage Transformer Hire

Our complete stock of over 150 refurbished power, distribution and cast resin transformers from 40MVA down to 50kVA is available for hire. We stock a wide range of standard and non-standard voltages to meet your requirements. If required we can fit most transformers with a high voltage isolator, circuit breaker or ring main unit.

View our power, distribution and cast resin transformer stock available for hire.

Brand new Ecodesign transformers may be available for long term hire. Please call us to discuss your requirements.

Low Voltage Transformer Hire

Our complete stock of low voltage transformers, offering numerous primary and secondary voltages between 110V to 1100V from 10kVA to 1500kVA, is available for hire. Our range includes 1:1 ratio isolating transformers and a number of multi-tapped transformers for maximum flexibility.

View our LV transformer stock available for hire.

The voltage output from a generator may be adjustable thereby extending the output range of an accompanying transformer, if required.

Medium & High Voltage Switchgear Hire

Whether you need to hire a single circuit breaker truck, ring main unit or a multi-panel containerised HV switchroom, you can count on Slaters to deliver a robust and reliable solution.

We hire single item or multi-panel switchboards, ground or transformer mounted, or built into ISO containers as required, from our extensive stock of refurbished equipment. Switchgear is available for short or long term hire and our highly experienced, specialist teams can deliver on-site installation.

View our MV & HV switchgear stock available for hire

Common Power Equipment Rental Applications

Our fleet of industrial power equipment is available for hire, and is a timely, cost effective and flexible answer to your temporary power requirement.

  • Have you had an unexpected transformer failure?
  • Do you have generators, maybe several in parallel, which you need supply a high voltage distribution system?
  • Do you need temporary equipment to cover the lead time on new equipment?
  • Do you need a non UK standard voltage eg for testing electrical equipment for export?
  • Do you need a 690V supply for a variable speed drive?
  • Have you had a distribution switchboard, or vacuum contactor motor starter failure?
  • Do you need site supply and distribution during construction work?
  • Do you need alternative distribution during a factory maintenance shut down?
  • Do you need a high voltage circuit breaker truck whilst yours is repaired?

These, and others, are all common situations where equipment rental from Slaters is the solution.

Call our sales engineers  now on +44 (0) 191 414 2916 to discuss your power equipment hire requirements.