At Insulect, we enable better informed decisions and return on investment through the products, services and support we provide - across electricity networks and for major energy users.

Our Switchgear range provides tough, reliable network hardware requiring minimal maintenance for long-lasting performance.

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All our switchgear products are built for customisation. Each is based on a standardised Insulect design, with the ability to be modularly adapted to the specification requirements of individual customer.

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Insulect leverage the strength of our partnerships with trusted customers, combining our shared expertise to collaboratively solve problems and improve the bottom line.

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We understand that our products are just one part of a much bigger asset management task. We support our customers throughout this process with maintenance and refurbishment services that enable greater reliability, predictability and sustainable investment decisions.







Overhead Switchgear

OVERHEAD: A diverse range to suit a diverse network landscape

Our overhead distribution switchgear has been built on the needs of network operators across Australia and New Zealand. We don't get hung up on fixed designs. We like it best when we get to put something special together for one of our customers.

  • Air and gas insulated switchgear.
  • 12kV, 24kV and 36kV ratings.
  • Modular or unitised factory assembled design.
  • Proven in harsh conditions.
Learn more: Distribution Switchgear

Substation Switchgear

SUBSTATION: Disconnectors matched to your footprint

Get tailor-made solutions adapted to specific substation layouts and specification configurations. The Insulect double-break disconnector range is built around your needs.

  • Horizontal or vertical applications
  • Manual or automated operation
  • Optional earthing switches
  • 12kV up to 145kV
Learn more: Substation Disconnectors

Underground Switchgear

Safe. Reliable. Proven. All critical for underground applications

Our comprehensive range of stainless steel link boxes are built to survive in demanding underground conditions. The Insulect designs cover the full range of high voltage cable sheath earthing applications.

  • IP68 rated enclosures.
  • Universal design to suit pit or structure mounted.
  • Locally manufactured SVL arrestors.
  • Proven locally and internationally up to 800kV.
Learn more: Underground Switchgear

Rail Switchgear

RAIL: Doing our bit to keep your trains on time.

Our range of Railway Switchgear is designed, tested and supported locally by locals. It has proven itself capable of withstanding local conditions for decades. That's why its the choice of many network operators.

  • Rail air break switches
  • Railway isolators
  • Substation disconnectors
  • Installation, maintenance and refurbishment services
Learn more: Rail Switchgear

Australian Made

Collaboratively developed, designed and deployed

Every network is different, with unique design, planning and preferences. Having a local partner that can work with you and flex with your needs can be of great value.

  • Local manufacturing and design prototyping
  • Application expertise on hand
  • Continued support: delivery, installation, maintenance
Learn more: Australian Made

Our core product range, customised for each network.

Our locally made switchgear range covers distribution switches - including rail applications - and substation disconnectors. Plus a number of niche supporting products developed by our team.



A complete lifecycle approach, from beginning to end.


Peace of mind doesn't just come from a validated product specification. It requires the ongoing management of products after they have been deployed, for the whole of their life.

Working directly with end users, Insulect developed a range of lifecycle services for switchgear that can provide the added security and longevity you need.


Local collaboration

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Insulect leverage the strength of our partnerships with trusted customers. We combine our shared expertise to collaboratively solve problems and improve the bottom line.

Local facilities

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Insulect's local facilities offer plenty of advantages. We have local stock on our shelves. Yet we're not limited to off-the-shelf products. We can design and develop bespoke solutions.

For local conditions

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From Derby right across Australia and the Tasman to Dunedin, we understand well the diversity of conditions and the challenges this brings to local networks.

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