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SAGE designed, manufactured, tested and installed the main switchboards for the Obahn City Access

Infrastructure: Roads
SAGE manufactured the low voltage switchboards and distribution boards that supply electricity to the new road infrastructure and intelligent transport systems (ITS). In addition, full redundancy backups ensures a seamless supply of electricity to the system.
Manufacture of cubic main switchboards, main distribution boards, stainless steel distribution boards, low to medium voltage electrical works, FAT testing, installation. 

Adelaide, Australia

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The South Australian Government’s Obahn City Access Project will use the latest intelligent transport systems (ITS) technologies and construction upgrades to improve travel times and reliability for users.

Main works contractor McConnell Dowell Australia needed to ensure the power supply for such systems would be safe and reliable.



SAGE Automation was engaged to manufacture the LV switchboards required for the project.

In addition to this manufacture, SAGE’s role in the project also extends to providing ITS and C-ITS technology and control systems integration. This includes the engineering, design, installation and testing of ITS in the road asset.

Read more about the ITS technologies being integrated here



The LV switchboards now supply electricity to the new infrastructure. In addition, full redundancy backups ensures a seamless supply of electricity to the system.

SAGE designed and manufactured the following:

  • SAGE cubic main switchboards x 2
  • Main distribution boards x 2
  • Stainless steel distribution boards x 12

SAGE cubic main switchboards specifications:

Product: 2 SAGE main cubic modular type-tested
Segregation: Form 4A
Protection: IP42
Ratings: 400/230V AC / 50Hz 1000AMP
ACS busbar: S2000 / S2000HD
Dimensions:2213x 4656 x624mm
Cable Connection: 2x4x1c 240mm2 Cu, X-HF-110 per phase
Build hours: 1,350 hours

Pictured:one of the main cubic modular distribution boards manufactured at the SAGE Automation manufacturing facility.

Manufacture LV Switchboards

SAGE manufacture capability

SAGE has a multimillion dollar industrial power
and control panel manufacturing facility. There
it custom designs and builds electrical panels
and power switchboards for industrial control
and automation systems.

SAGE carries out detailed Factory Acceptance
Testing standards as part of the internal quality
process prior to shipping and installation.
This both confirms functional operation
before onsite installation and minimises
commissioning and testing time. It also provides
an excellent opportunity for clients to assess
system functionality and obtain detailed test

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