Author: Jerome McEvoy, principal electrical engineer, Anord Control Systems Ltd
Dundalk-based Anord, founded in 1969 and originally a domestic-based company, entered the international market in 1982, manufacturing its own product line. In May 2008, it announced the introduction of its unique Modular LV Switchgear System.
Research and development by Anord Engineering is ongoing with a number of recent major product advancements, including UL-certified modular Form 4B Type 7 switchboards and the first in the Industry to fully meet the new British Nuclear Industry Standard. Featured here are the technical aspects of the AMS.
The ever-changing developments within industry put very exacting and demanding requirements on electrical switchgear. Modern electrical switchgear must operate safely over its life and be flexible to allow adaptation to facilitate changes in process requirements. The Anord Low-Voltage Switchgear System has been designed to meet these requirements and is particularly suitable for applications within power distribution, water utility, sewage treatment, pharmaceutical, nuclear, manufacturing and retail industries.