Ensure Safety and Efficiency with EPEC Solar Solutions' UL 891 Switchboards

In today’s world, ensuring the safety, reliability, and efficiency of electrical systems is crucial. EPEC Solar Solutions is dedicated to providing top-quality UL 891 switchboards that meet these essential requirements. Let’s explore what UL 891 standards entail, how our switchboards achieve certification, and why EPEC Solar Solutions is the best choice for your electrical needs. 

What is UL 891? 

Underwriters Laboratories (UL) is a renowned independent organization that tests and certifies products for safety and performance. When you see a UL certification, you can trust that the product has undergone rigorous testing to meet high safety standards. 

UL 891 is a specific standard for dead front switchboards.  UL 891 Dead-front switchboards are enclosed, free-standing structures designed to distribute electrical power safely and efficiently. To earn the UL 891 certification, switchboards must pass a series of stringent tests conducted by UL to ensure they can perform reliably under various conditions. 

How UL 891 Switchboards are Tested 

To achieve UL 891 certification, switchboards undergo a comprehensive testing process. This includes: 

  • Electrical Performance Tests: Assessing the switchboard’s ability to handle overload and short-circuit scenarios without failure. 
  • Environmental Exposure Tests: Ensuring the switchboard can withstand extreme weather conditions, such as high temperatures, humidity, and severe storms. 
  • Safety Evaluations: Verifying proper grounding, electrical isolation, and overall safety design to protect users from electrical hazards. 

These tests ensure that UL 891 switchboards are reliable, safe, and capable of maintaining high performance in diverse operational environments. 

Why Choose EPEC Solar Solutions? 

EPEC Solar Solutions stands out as a leading UL 891 switchboard manufacturer in North Carolina. Here’s why you should choose us: 

  • UL 891 Dead Front Switchboards: These switchboards are designed with a solid front panel, enhancing safety by preventing direct contact with live parts. Ideal for applications where safety and ease of maintenance are critical, our dead front switchboards are a preferred choice among professionals. 
  • Expertise and Experience: Our team of engineers and technicians has extensive knowledge and experience in the industry, ensuring that every switchboard meets the highest standards of quality and performance. 
  • Local Manufacturing: Being based in North Carolina allows us to maintain strict quality control and provide quicker delivery times for our local clients. 
  • Customer-Centric Approach: We prioritize your needs, offering personalized service and support from the initial consultation through to installation and beyond. 
  • Customization: We provide tailored solutions that fit your unique electrical system needs, ensuring seamless integration and functionality. 

The Capabilities and Features of EPEC’s UL 891 Switchboards 

EPEC Solar Solutions’ UL 891 switchboards are designed to offer a convenient and economical means of distributing electric power. Our switchboards feature: 

  • Versatility and Flexibility: Available for most 480/600/800VAC systems and BoS Family switchboards ranging from 400A to 4000A. They can accommodate various configurations, including main breaker or main lug only (MLO) setups. 
  • Enhanced Safety: Our switchboards are enclosed, free-standing structures that contain circuit breakers or fusible overcurrent protection, ensuring enhanced safety for users. 
  • Direct and Cable Connections: They support direct or cable connections to medium voltage (MV) transformers, providing flexibility for different installation requirements. 
  • No Nuisance Tripping: Equipped with electronic trip molded case circuit breakers (MCCBs) on the main and all feeders, our switchboards prevent nuisance tripping, ensuring uninterrupted operation. 
  • Reduced Cable Sizing: Our 100% rated MCCBs allow for minimized cable sizes, reducing installation costs and complexity. 
  • Compact Design: Despite their powerful capabilities, our switchboards are compact, fitting a main breaker and up to 30 feeders within a 90” x 60” x 36” footprint. 

Additionally, our switchboards are available with up to 55% domestic content. This means that more than half of the components used in these switchboards are sourced from domestic suppliers, supporting local businesses and ensuring high quality. 

Ready to upgrade your electrical system with our high-quality UL 891 switchboards? Contact EPEC Solar Solutions today to learn more about our comprehensive range of electrical switchboards and services. As the premier UL 891 switchboard manufacturer in North Carolina, we are committed to delivering solutions that power your success.