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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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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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Eaton Magnum Manual Transfer Switch User Guide

An Eaton Magnum Manual Transfer Switch can make transferring from utility power to a backup source safe and simple—but only if you use it correctly. This brief user guide should help you understand the basics of transfer switch installation, operation, and upkeep. At PSI Control Solutions we place high value on offering our clients the…

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Why You Need to Label Your Electrical Control Panel

Of all routine tasks taken on in an industrial or commercial workplace, labeling electrical access and electric control panels might be one of the most often neglected. But this should absolutely not be the case, and today PSI Control Solutions is going to tell you why. As a leader in providing superior electrical products to…

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Custom Control Panel Checklist

Outsourcing custom control panels can offer your business or industrial facility a far greater level of control and security, helping to streamline vital processes. But while we’d like to think they are, these panels aren’t immortal. There will come a day when the panel will have to be replaced, and then you’ll be tasked with…

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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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What Is a Generator Termination Box Line?

Keeping proper and accessible electric power in your commercial business or industrial application is an absolute necessity. Without power we expose our employees to risk at worst, and at best lose valuable productivity. How do you ensure your business stays powered up and safe? By having the right precautions and tools in place, of course.…

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Why Do I Need a Safety Switch?

The use of major industrial equipment and common commercial mechanical processes always carries a measure of risk. And while maintaining your system to ensure proper function is vital in its own right, more important is the preservation of the safety of your employees, associates, and operators. In order to ensure safety in the use of…

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What Is a Motor Starter?

A major part of keeping your industrial or commercial business in good working order is through prevention and protection. In order to accomplish this, many devices are used in order to optimize function, as well as guard against common complications and issues common to operation. One such tool is a motor starter, which we at…

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What Do the NEMA Ratings Mean?

Whether you’ve chosen to install a control panel, transfer switch, or a disconnect, the odds are good that your system will be protected by a NEMA enclosure. These enclosures can and should always be used in order to protect your product against environmental hazards and potential sources for damage. However, your enclosure must be properly…

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