Manufacturing 2016-11-08T15:36:01+00:00
At FEL Switchboards, we continuously strive to provide our customers with the best solutions and results by manufacturing Electrical switchboards, PDC’s, MCC’s and Control Panels to the highest standards in industry. We work closely with our customers at every step of the design and fabrication process, look for ways to streamline and future-proof our designs and then manufacture your solution in our dedicated Switchboard workshop, using the right tools of the trade.

Our workshop stores are well stocked and managed by a job inventory process, requiring parts and materials to be booked out of our stores, on a job by job basis. These same parts are logged against the switchboard under construction, allowing us to track the manufacturing process every step of the way, up to final completion. We work closely with our suppliers, forecasting potential project work requiring large quantities of hardware, with a view to minimise potential delays and downtime caused by low or no local stock levels.

Med rectangle-0181 As a business, we follow the Lean Manufacturing process, streamlining our design systems with better technology and dedicated software packages. Our fabrication bays are arranged into dedicated cells, with project specific hardware supplied via the FEL stores and assigned to the work at hand. Every switchboard project is assigned a Lead Fabricator or Switchboard Mechanic, to maintain consistency with the assembly work, prior to the internal fit-out.

All internal fit-out work is executed by or directly supervised by one of our registered Electricians, dedicated to the task of quality control and compliance to the Electrical Regulations. We garantee all our work through FAT (Factory Acceptance Test) certification, which may include dielectric, continuity, point-to-point, as well as live simulation test results, depending on a clients needs and the design of the Switchboard itself.

Automation Control panels also receive a FAT certification, specific to the operational design. This may include point-to-point and continuity tests, as well as a live simulated test, to confirm functional operation as per the design.

For further details about our Manufacturing process, contact us here.