Education PDUs

Market Leading Manufacturer of Power Distribution Units 

Olson Electronics are the market leading manufacturer of power distribution units.

We specialise in manufacturing to customer specification, to supply the right product for the right application.

A safe and reliable power supply is of the upmost importance in any environment, but especially when being used within environments such as schools and colleges. Our PDU’s have been fitted into various Educational establishments throughout the UK, from top universities through to schools, colleges and laboratories.

We supply many different PDU’s suitable for use within this sector, including a sloping unit which is extremely popular for use on work benches and in laboratories, and a retractable suspended unit which is ideal as a safety aspect where the power supply can be moved out of the way when not being used.

We understand the importance of providing a good quality power supply, which is safe and reliable to use.  Our PDU’s are hand-made at our premises in the UK, using the highest quality components – they are quality checked at each stage of

manufacture and 100% electronically tested upon completion. As we have our own assembly, metal fabrication and paint spraying facilities we have direct control over the entire manufacturing process. All of our products are CE marked and are quality assured to ISO 9001:2015

We work very closely with our customers and have an unrivalled knowledge in providing their best power distribution solution

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Leading Schools & Universities Choose Olson

Olson supply to all major universities, schools, colleges, research establishments and other education providers.

A school wanted to update their power distribution units in the classroom to incorporate RCD protection.

To minimise costs and disruption the school approached Olson to provide a PDU matching the same size and fixings as the existing PDU but incorporating RCD protection.

The school wanted to carry out the update during school holidays so Olson were able to deliver the products to meet the installation schedule.

All of the products were manufactured, stored in Olson’s large warehouse and then shipped to site as required.

A UK university required power outlets for their laboratory benches but the colour had to match the bench top.

As Olson powder coat all of their products in their in-house spraying facility, they were able to colour match the bench top from a sample, obtain the custom paint colour and then spray the power units for the customer.



Why choose Olson?


Quality Assured to ISO 9001 : 2015

Specified by leading schools & universities

After sales support

Market leading supplier of specialised power distribution units


UK Manufacturer since 1961

100% Electrical testing

In-house production facilities

Stock held for quick lead times

Education Product Feature

  • Free standing sloping mains distribution units
  • Fitted with double pole switched sockets
  • Robust mild steel construction
  • Option of either red neon mains on indicator or red illuminated main switch
  • Light grey RAL 7035 paint finish
  • Internal wiring 2.5 mm² – 20 A rating
  • Earth bonded with external M5 earth stud fitted with 250 mm earth lead and terminated with a M6 earth tag
  • 2m cable – PVC (1.5 mm² 3 core) terminated with a 13 A fused plug

*Also available fitted with the following;


Bench Unit

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