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What Is the Best Way to Use Cam-Lok® Power Cables?

When it comes to power distribution or the application and administration of electrical systems, little is more important than usability, functionality, and, above all else, safety. That applies to the equipment itself, of course, but in commercial and industrial applications, it should cover everything, all the way down to what you use to make your…

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How to Choose a Generator Tap Box

Keeping your business safe and productive in the face of an emergency is a very important part of contingency planning, and for this, the combination of a standby generator and a tap box setup are indispensable. With these items in place, preferably also outfitted with a transfer switch, you can anticipate keeping the power on,…

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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 Is the Function of a Circuit Breaker?

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 containedand planned for, and potential risks…

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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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The Pros & Cons of an Automatic Transfer Switch

In the world of modern business having dependable access to an electrical supply ranks about as high as you can go on the “must have” list. Without power a business is essentially forced to cease all productivity, and the absence of power can also pose considerable safety risks. Because of this most businesses elect to…

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What Is a Closed Transition Transfer Switch?

A big part of keeping any business productive, safe, and ultimately successful is in managing risks and planning for equipment and electrical conflicts. To fulfill this goal many businesses rely on generator power to keep systems operation in time of incident or power loss, safety switches to mitigate damage and physical harm, and accompanying accessories…

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