Powerful new energy technology fits old spaces to futureproof MLC centre

Sydney’s 67-storey MLC tower has upgraded a series of switchboards, to ensure continued reliable supply as tenant power requirements continue to change and accelerate. Lead electrical contractor on the MLC upgrade project, Barnwell Cambridge, chose Australian-manufactured Fuji SMBE Macquarie iNTELECT™G3 switchboard systems due to their reliability and modular construction, allowing them to be reassembled on site.

Toughest ever Fuji SMBE Macquarie outdoor switchboard passes rigorous testing

Fuji SMBE Macquarie’s toughest ever outdoor switchboard has passed a series of rigorous tests to ensure safety, performance and longevity. The new AS/NZS 61439 fully type-tested outdoor main switchboard complements Fuji SMBE Macquarie’s extensive range of Australian-manufactured low-voltage switchboards. Comprehensive testing is crucial to maintaining Standards compliance, and providing users with assurance of product quality and longevity.

Fuji SMBE Group leads the field in independent EMR assurance.

World class health and safety assurance is a top priority with leading manufacturers of low-voltage switchboards. The SMBE Group has become one of the first in Australia to independently verify its iNTELECT™ G3 switchboard’s low level of electro-magnetic radiation emissions (EMR). Read the clear and concise findings of the NATA-accredited Electrical Testing Company Pty Ltd into engineering to achieve top industry standards and compliance with ARPANSA EMR guidelines.

What's best to futureproof your building - welded or bolted modular switchboards?

There are different schools of thought about whether modular switchboard installations should be welded or bolted together for optimum durability and adaptability to change as the uses of buildings change more frequently than ever before. The SMBE Group has broad expertise in both types. Here we checklist the considerations that building owners and facility managers must focus on when deciding how to equip their asset to respond flexibly to future needs.

Fuji SMBE Macquarie designs and manufactures electrical switchboards to AS/NZS 61439