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Major UK water infrastructure project

  Wednesday, October 12, 2022

Rolla is proud to have been involved with a major UK water infrastructure project, the largest ever undertaken by one of the UKs largest water companies and currently nearing completion. Driven by population increase the project is designed to provide greater resilience and also increase water supply capacity by 130 million litres per day to over 1.2 million customers. The project involved the construction of many miles of new underground pipeline and a complete new treatment works along with other projects on numerou.....Read More

Review of 2020

  Wednesday, April 7, 2021

Over the last 12 months Rolla has continued to manufacture and deliver hundreds of projects for the water industry, one of those essential services that we rely on every day. Mostly hidden from view and often taken for granted, but we appreciate the effort that goes in to provide everyone with clean water and efficient water recycling over the whole country. Rolla were also involved in projects for a wide variety of other industries that we all rely on including:- Manufacturers of Paint, Tyres, Chemicals, Food &.....Read More

Why low-voltage assemblies must comply with BS EN 61439

  Wednesday, November 6, 2019

This recent article published by BEAMA in the Panel Building & System Integration (PBSI) magazine is an interesting read:- PBSI It acts as an important reminder to all of us about our legal and moral responsibilities in our day to day working activities in the electrical industry. At Rolla we have always been passionate about ensuring our products comply with BS EN 61439 and welcome informative articles from trade associations such as this one. For over 40 years we have focused on product development and string.....Read More

2019 Update

  Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Rolla is now on Linkedin here Check it out and give us a follow for more updates and pictures like these below. We are also publishing updates and articles more frequently on there. Over the last 12 months we have supplied boards to many different UK water companies including Yorkshire, Severn Trent, Scottish, Thames, Welsh (DCWW), UU, Southern as well as other diverse industries including Pharmaceuticals, Airports, Distillers, Hospitals, Mining, Hydro Generation, Network R.....Read More

Roundup of 2018 and early 2019

  Thursday, January 17, 2019

Variable speed drives have been very popular recently, usually the ultra low harmonic versions from ABB (ACS800 and ACS880). Recent sites are all over the country and include Inchgarth, Church Wilne, Mogden, Dronfield, Lundwood, Beverley and Dalmarnock (site picture above and below). We have also provided the drives for the huge Birmingham Resilience Project currently under construction (some more details here).  Dalmarnock MCC (Picture from Boultings) Part of an upgrade to the power at Manchester Airport (.....Read More

2018 Update

  Wednesday, September 5, 2018

As well as the usual boards we supply to the UK water industry, this year we have also been involved with many other areas such as:- - London Stock Exchange - Fuel storage at Canvey Island - Hydro Generation schemes & UK Power Networks - Hospitals (Guys, York, MRI) - University of Manchester - Nuclear industry (Hinckley Point and Magnox sites) - Quarries - Network Rail - Pharmaceuticals & other chemical plants - Beer packaging - Manchester Airport upgrades Our products were also exported to:- - Guer.....Read More

UCC4 Motor Control Centre

  Monday, June 25, 2018

The Rolla UCC4 Range - 400mm deep. Great for applications where you need a fully certified high quality Motor Control Centre Enclosure without bus bars (except the earth bar - this is always included). Key Benefits :- - Tested and certified to BSEN 61439 - Reduced footprint – only 400mm deep - Reduced cost (always a good idea!) - Segregated internal bus wiring chambers - Segregated internal control wiring / cableways - Variable section widths and heights - Chassis and doors punched to your drawings Sma.....Read More

Machinery Update

  Sunday, June 3, 2018

Our EM2510 punching machine from Amada continues to work well. This machine replaced both our old machines and enables punching of full size sheets (2500mm x 1250mm) without repositioning. Our punching record for an 8 hour shift is a throughput of 104 sheets of steel totalling 5.5 tonnes. This far exceeds the combined output of both the previous machines. Our CNC Router was upgraded to a new model including the offline programming system. Below is a picture of our EHRT copper punching machine. Fully automated with .....Read More

2016 Roundup

  Tuesday, June 6, 2017

As well as the usual jobs completed for the water industry, over the last few months we have also been involved in many other projects with some examples:- London Underground Tidal Surge Barrier Data Centre Upgrade Steelworks Hydro Generation University buildings Hospital upgrades Pharmaceutical plants Chemical and Polymer manufacturing plants This year marks the 10 year anniversary of our own temperature rise test lab providing a service for our own R&D as well as for our customers. The revised inte.....Read More

UCC Shared Dropper

  Wednesday, August 17, 2016

UCC Droppers can be shared between 2 adjacent sections resulting in an overall cost reduction. This is available for front or rear access Motor Control Centres and for front access also provides easy access through the cableway:- Busbars running left-to-right and edge-on make it easy to access connections and also provides excellent visual access for future maintenance or inspection purposes via removable steel cover plates. Access to the droppers is independant of the functional units. Sectional Plan view.....Read More