Specialist Applications

Watford Control prides itself with over 70 years of continuous manufacturing in the UK and whilst many of our products and processes have undergone significant change over the years, we are still one of the few truly bespoke manufacturers of this technology.

To this end, we are able to accommodate most customer requests for many specialist applications and products.

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Specialist IP Ratings IP00 to IP54

All our units can be enclosed across the full range of IP ratings - from IP00 products for our OEM customers to IP54 for external or roof installations, we can provide any rating as required.

Our specialist applications and flexibility allows for truly bespoke solutions in the most demanding environments.

We've recently helped one of the leading renewable energy providers in the UK to deliver a sub-sea product, that encloses our EM Stabiliser in an oil filled unit on the sea-bed.

This revolutionary solution reduced the need to upgrade the existing sub-sea cable size and saved over £1m of costs, giving an almost instant return on investment.

Street Furniture

Our vandal proof enclosures allow Governments and town councils to install stabiliser technology at local street level sites to maintain supplies to lighting and traffic enforcement equipment, whilst reducing energy consumption and protecting systems from surges and power spikes.

Remote access to the units can allow for voltages to be turned down from a control centre, to balance energy supplies and reduce energy consumption as electricity demand changes.

Electric Vehicle Charging Points Safety Isolation Transformers

When considering the general requirements for conductor arrangement and system earthing, it may be necessary to install a three-phase isolation transformer providing a protective measure through electrical separation.

Watford Control offers highly cost-effective solutions to your isolation transformer needs whether it's a new, single or three-phase supply or an upgrade to a previous EV point installation.

All our EV isolation transformers are manufactured and tested to IEC 61558-2-4:2009

New rules have been introduced for EV CHARGING INSTALLATIONS

The IET Wiring Regulations 18th Edition, (Requirements for Electrical installations BS7671:2018, released July 2018 and became mandatory from the January 2019. Section 722 covers the particular requirements of installation points for EV charging.

Distribution Network Operators Wind Farm Sub-stations

Watford Control is a leading supplier to the DNO community, offering both Standalone and Containerised solutions to Scottish and Southern Electricity (SSE), among others.

Typical solutions include systems for maintaining stable power in extreme situations for both electricity Sub-stations and Wind Farms.

We can supply fully containerised, ready to connect solutions for electro-mechanical Voltage Stabilisers of 150kVA, 250kVA, 350kVA and 500kVA +/-30%, compliant with SSE AVR Specification* - (other sizes available on request)