Scania – Newcastle upon Tyne

Scania is a major supplier to the UK industry of trucks, buses, coaches and engines for industrial and marine applications.

Arrow Electrical were requested by the main contractor, Grattan Developments, to design and carry out an ATEX Zone 1 compatible electrical installation using our CompEx expertise.

Project Included

  • Site survey
  • ATEX Zone 1 lighting design working with Petrel
  • Gas detection design working alongside Dräger
  • Intrinsically safe fire alarm with automatic detection throughout

Electrical Design

  • Mains distribution in safe zone
  • Containment
  • Cabling
  • General power
  • Hazardous area compatible Petrel zone 1 LED lighting
  • Main earthing including pit

Gas Detection

  • Gas detection electrical interlock control panel designed by Arrow Electrical
  • Automatic roller shutters and ventilation system activated on detection of hazardous gas

Fire Detection Design

  • Containment
  • Cabling
  • Installation of intrinsically safe heat & smoke detection with sounders & strobes
  • Site plan
  • Fire-safe document box complete with log books

Testing and Commissioning

  • Commissioning paperwork
  • Certification
  • Full digital Operations Manual
  • Site handover & staff instruction and training

Completion of this project came within the dedicated timescale & budget.