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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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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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