Protech Power International Switchboards

•Protech Power International Switchboards is accredited to design and construct 415V switchboards and motor control centres by Cubic.

•Protech Power can design and build MSB, DB, MCC, PF and custom control panels.

•The switchboards are modular and fully enclosed.

• The switchboards can be up to Form 4 b and IP 54 with a rating of 7000 A and a Peak withstand of 264 kA

•The Cubic modular system can be utilised with all major switchgear and electrical component manufacturers including NHP, Terasaki, and Schneider etc.

Boral Bricks Switchboard, Darra, Queensland

Boral Bricks, based in Darra Queensland contracted Protech Power International switchboards to design and build a 415V switchboard for the plant 3 upgrade project.The built switchboard has the following characteristics:

Width (metres) 6
Height (metres) 2
Depth (millimetres) 576
No. of Shipping Sections 5
Rated Voltage 415V
Bus Bar Rating 2000 A
Form to Australian Standards Form 3b
Fault Level 50kA for 3 Sec
IP Rating IP54
Air Circuit Breakers Schneider NW Type
Moulded Case Circuit Breakers (MCCB) Schneider Compact NSX Type
Metering ION 7650 – Power Meter
Current Transformer for Metering IME Currrent Transformers


The Boral Switchboard design was conceived in December 2009 and took approximately two months to build and construct. Various tests such as joint resistance tests, secondary injection tests, Insulation resistance tests, functional tests and as well as required statutory tests such as High Voltage Withstand test were conducted to ensure the switchboard conforms to relevant Australian Standards as well as client requirements and company standards. The switchboard was delivered to site in May 2010 and will be installed, tested and commissioned by Protech Power Field Services team as per the client requirements.

Brisbane | T +61 7 3022 3301
F +61 7 3022 3399
E Brisbane@protechpower-intl.com
890 Boundary Road, Richlands Qld 4077
PO Box 1086, Browns Plains QLD 4118
Townsville | T +61 7 4789 8000
F +61 7 4789 8001
E Townsville@protechpower-intl.com
138- 142 Webb Drive
Bohle, QLD 4818
PO Box 7094, Garbutt, QLD 4814

Queensland Electrical Contractor     |     Licence Number 82820