Alpha Electrics

Polar Operations

Owen Johnstone

Alpha Electrics is a Tasmanian-owned company with 50 years’ experience in servicing heavy industries within Tasmania. We specialise in servicing, repairing and supplying electric motors, generators and pumps. We have three modern, well-equipped workshops with machining capabilities, staffed by highly trained and skilled staff and we can respond to our customers’ needs on a 24hr/7day basis. Alpha Electrics has in stock WEG Electric motors up to 110kws, Genelite Generators and Davey and Calpeda pumps. Alpha Electrics also has an electrical department that specialises in the marine industry and Antarctic related business. We currently carry out all the electrical work on the Antarctic research vessels Aurora Australis and L’Astrolabe. We have strong working relationships with other members of the Tasmanian Polar Network including Taylor Brothers, APCO Engineering, Saunders and Ward, Tasmania Shipping Supplies, TasPorts and the Australian Antarctic Division.