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A Balanced Look At Automatic Transfer Switches

Power outages can be more than just a nuisance to your North Carolina business — they can lead to confusion, anxiety, and even injuries as your building is plunged into darkness. To protect your customers and staff, installing a backup generator simply makes sense, but choosing whether to use an automatic transfer switch can be…

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Company Switch vs. Disconnect Switch

Whether planning an event or short-term entertainment venue, or establishing a long-term performance hall, arena, or convention center, taking into account your power needs is one of the first steps you should make. As a vital part of this planning process, safety should always be first and foremost, both during the implementation of your plans…

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Benefits of Fused Disconnect Switches

When considering protecting your business, assets, employees, and even clients, choosing the right electrical safety equipment is absolutely paramount. You’re likely at least peripherally familiar with many of the options available, be they circuit breakers, safety switches, or fused disconnects. But of all of these, there is likely more confusion about a fused disconnect switch over…

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Why Is Contingency Planning Important for Businesses?

No matter what kind of business you own or operate, be it a retail store or a manufacturing plant, nothing is more detrimental than loss. Loss of employee health or security, loss of productivity, or even the loss of data and supplies are all hard to bounce back from—if you’re capable of bouncing back at…

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NEC 700.3(F) 2017 Update: What You Need to Know

At PSI Control Solutions, our top priority is to provide clients with the absolute best. That means offering great products, of course, but it means providing relevant information as well. Informed clients can make better choices and will find that the products they choose satisfy their needs better. And satisfaction is at the top of…

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What Does a Circuit Breaker Do?

Access to electricity has become an entirely necessary and pivotal part of keeping up and operating within any modern commercial or industrial business or even just performing day to day tasks in a home. Despite this point, however, electricity is inherently quite volatile, and so it must be precisely contained and planned for, and potential…

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How Does a Fused Disconnect Switch Differ from a Circuit Breaker?

When an electrical circuit carries more current than it was designed to handle, significant problems can occur. Sensitive equipment like electronics, lighting, or motors can be damaged or destroyed, and the extra current can generate heat in wires that are undersized for the load, possibly resulting in a fire. Overcurrent protective devices, such as fused…

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How Does a Safety Switch Detect a Problem in the Circuit?

Safety switches perform a vital function in a vast array of modern commercial and industrial businesses. These tools are vital for preserving safety, helping avoid potential risks of electrical shock to employees, operators, and even in some cases clients. But though these are an important tool, we often find that folks coming to PSI Control…

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What Is the Difference Between a Safety Switch & a Circuit Breaker?

The team at PSI Control Solutions has been spending a lot of time discussing definitions, safety instructions, and tips for greater safety in your commercial business as of late. Why? Honestly because there are a lot of common misconceptions still floating around these days, and these can cause a lot of unnecessary confusion and risk.…

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How to Determine What Cam-Lok® Power Cables You Need

Generators, tap boxes, transfer switches—they all play a vital role in keeping your business safe and productive in the event of an incident or outage. But just like any major piece of equipment these systems rely on having the right parts and connections in order to operate effectively. For your electrical system use we typically…

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