Distinctive ‘organic’ design
Optional TUF A+C 5A
UK designed and manufactured
BS5733, UL962A certified and CE marked*
PolarICE rewrote the design rules for the desk top power modules when we launched it in 2008 and continues to be one of our best selling products. Clip on moulded front and rear decorative frames with circular socket apertures, create an original and distinctive design perfectly matched to contemporary office furniture.
PolarICE can be ordered with a wide range of European and International power sockets from the OE modular range, including Nema 5-15 sockets for North America and our class leading OE TUFA+C5A:Twin USB Fast charger. In addition a full range of data and AV connectivity options enable PolarICE to offer unrivaled functionality.
A range of bracket options is available for quick installation of PolarICE on desk tops of varying thickness, and to monitor beams, equipment rails and furniture panels.
PolarICE socket apertures may be configured with the follwing AC power options from the OE 42mm range or our class leading OE TUFA+C5A:Twin USB Fast charger and most types/makes of Data/AV.
Power: UK, European and International power socket options, and/or OE TUFA+C5A:Twin USB Fast charger
Data : Cat5e, cat6 Cat6a or Cat7 data connection options, with colour coded port identification.
USB: USB2.0 or USB 3.0 type A for PC connection. For USB charging specify the OE TUFA+C5A:Twin USB Fast charger
AV: VGA, HDMI, DVI-D and Display Port AV connection options
Earthed aluminium extruded chassis
Fire retardant moulded socket fascias
Snap on decorative frames and end caps.
OE anti-flex system of interlocking socket fascias guarantees unit integrity regardless of length.
2000V protective membrane gives additional insulation/protection and internal segregation is provided between Power and Data/AV components.
Main body – extruded aluminium
Socket fascia – grey (as standard) or black (Nema 5-15R – black only)
Snap on decorative frames – white
Outer end caps – white
Cable – white (not 14AWG) or black
To enable compliance to BS6396 UK sockets are fitted with 5 x 20mm anti-surge ceramic fuses, with colour-coded fuse clips to denote the rating (3.15A/5A)
Power cord options:
PolarICE may be hardwired to:
– mains AC plug
– male Wieland GST18 connector for “soft wiring” e.g. connection to an under desk module or to a mains supply socket via a starter cable
PolarICE is supplied as standard with a pair of snap on moulded black desk edge brackets with screw clamps for 5-35mm desk tops. Other fixing options include “slimline” clamp brackets for desk tops up to 26mm and “extended” up to 55mm thick, plus tool/equipment rail brackets.
Quality and Testing:
All PolarICE units are manufactured using ISO9001 quality controlled components and practices and are 100% tested before dispatch.
- Visual: Configuration and appearance.
- Power sockets: Continuity, polarity, insulation & earth
- USB charger: Output voltage and resistance
- Data & AV: All sockets continuity tested with batch performance testing.
“We test every pin on every connection in every socket”
All units built with UK and European socket types are CE marked by OE Electrics as complying with:
– Electromagnetic Compatibility Directive 2014/30/EU
– Low Voltage Equipment Directive 2014/35/EU
– RoHS2 Directive 2011/65/EU
AC Power socket: The fitted socket will be certified to the appropriate national/international standard eg: BS1363/5733, IEC60884-1, UL498, CCC, AS/NZS3112
OE TUF5A: Independently certified to IEC60950-1/UL60950-1
Cable, connectors & mains plug: Independently certified to the appropriate national/international standard.
- QRB Quick Release Bracket 13 – 45mm
- PCC Polar C Clamp Bracket 5-35mm
- XCC Extended Clamp Bracket 25 – 55mm
- TRA Toolrail/Panel Adaptor*
- TRB Tool Rail Bracket*
*Please call to confirm screen/toolrail compatibility
Security Loop Bracket
PolarICE is designed to allow brackets to be changed on-site. Unless stated otherwise, PolarICE can simply be moved (using the same bracket)or attached to another feature on the desk simply by changing the bracket.