The University of Southampton

We are very experienced in the testing of switchgear and associated plant as well as enclosures.


Recently used standards

Number Title
BS 923-1, IEC 60060-1 Guide on high-voltage testing techniques. General.
BS EN 60265-1, IEC 60265-1 Specification for high-voltage switches. Switches for rated voltages above 1 kV and less than 52 kV
BS EN 62271-200 High-voltage switchgear and controlgear. AC metal-enclosed switchgear and controlgear for rated voltages above 1 kV and up to and including 52 kV
BS 7654 Single-phase street lighting fuses (cut-outs) for low-voltage public electricity distribution systems - 25 A rating for highway power supplies and street furniture

If you are considering switchgear testing, please contact us and include the following information:

  • The relevant section of a standard or details of the test schedule that you wish to have performed;
  • The rating of the switchgear and test voltages required;
  • The size and weight of the compete assembly;
  • Is a report/certificate required?