New Siemens Sivacon S8 Power Partner appointed

Nottingham-based manufacturer of bespoke LV control systems Blackburn Starling has become a Siemens Sivacon S8 Power Partner

Siemens has welcomed Blackburn Starling to its portfolio of authorised Sivacon S8 Power Partners. The Midlands firm becomes one of two UK companies to currently hold the title. Operating under licence, Blackburn Starling will build Siemens Sivacon S8 system, a Low Voltage intelligent switchboard that has been part of industrial infrastructure for the last 15 years. Manufacturing will take place at the Blackburn Starling plant on Queens Drive.

Built to IEC 61439-2 standards, the Siemens Sivacon S8 Low Voltage intelligent switchboard delivers power up to 6300 Amps for use as a power Distribution Board or Motor Control Centre in both industrial and infrastructure applications.  Modular in design, the Sivacon S8 system is claimed to offer versatility and adaptability with readily changeable motor starter units. The Sivacon S8 system is tested to high safety standards and offers active protection against internal arcing (exceeding IEC/TR 61641 conditions).  This intelligent switchboard can also be fully digitalised.  When managed under the SIMARIS control visualisation application, users can monitor all the switching devices, status information and diagnostics, and can also integrate the unit to energy management, automation solutions and cloud-based analysis systems.

Blackburn Starling’s in-house manufacturing facility is fully accredited and provides high quality metal fabrication, manufacture and coatings to quality standard ISO 9001:2015.  Blackburn Starling currently operates in industrial markets such as nuclear, water, pharmaceuticals and food and beverages. More than 300,000 switchboards have been built and installed by Siemens Sivacon Partners worldwide.

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