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Manual Transfer Switches for Schools

A leading manufacturer of manual transfer switches, PSI Control Solutions offers emergency backup power solutions for schools and other academic buildings. Educational institutions rely on electricity to function properly from day to day. Implementing a backup power solution is a critical component to safeguarding your school in case of a power outage. Our manual transfer…

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Manual Transfer Switches for Convenience Stores

If you’re a business owner or employee at a convenience store, it’s important to have backup power in case of untimely emergencies that may cause outages. PSI Control Solutions offers emergency backup power solutions for convenience stores, so you’ll be prepared if the electricity goes out. Our manual transfer switches for convenience stores are custom-built…

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FAQs about Motor Starters

At PSI Control Solutions, we are often asked about our motor starters. We have compiled a list of our most frequently asked questions below. If you have a more specific question that is not answered here, please feel free to contact us for further assistance. We are happy to help! What is a motor starter?…

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How to Choose the Right Motor Starter

Motors come in all sizes and have different levels of power, and motor starters are no different. So how do you know which motor starter to choose for your specific application? Keep reading to learn more about choosing the ideal motor starter for your needs, or contact us with any questions you may have. Types…

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Why Do I Need a Motor Starter?

Starting a motor generates a substantial amount of electricity. When dealing with so much power, it’s important to have a backup solution to prevent damage and ensure safety at all times. The contactor portion of a motor starter closes the contacts on all phases of the electrical current very quickly, minimizing the potentially dangerous effects…

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How Do Cam-Lok® Power Cables Work?

At PSI Control Solutions, we offer a wide range of products, including Cam-Lok® power cables. But what exactly are Cam-Lok® cables, and how do they work? Keep reading to learn more. Cam-Lok® power cables supply temporary electrical power for various applications, both indoor and outdoor. These cables are designed to be connected from a generator…

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Cam-Lok® Connector Colors: What Do They Mean?

When browsing through our Cam-Lok® power cables, you may notice the connectors come in various colors. But what do the colors indicate? The colors actually correspond to the different functions of the terminals. These different color indications are important, because the user should always verify the correct phase in relation to color coordination. The common…

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Molded Case Circuit Breakers: The Basics

The traditional molded-case circuit breaker uses electromechanical trip units that may be fixed or interchangeable. These breakers offer protection by combining a temperature sensitive device with a current sensitive electromagnetic device. An MCCB will use one or a combination of different trip elements that protect against thermal overload, short circuits, and ground faults. Keep reading…

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Breaker Cam-Lok® Outlet Tap Boxes: The Basics

Main breaker Cam-Lok® outlet tap boxes are designed for quick generator connection or to supply temporary power to outdoor equipment. Outlet tap boxes provide options for all different types of power applications. They are available for various configurations and are designed to meet your needs. Our outlet tap boxes are built to last, withstanding the…

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Safety Switches and Disconnects: The Basics

Applied as service entrance and branch circuit protection, PSI Control Solution’s safety switches and safety disconnect switches offer safe, reliable transfer of power. Our safety switches are designed to save lives and detect the loss of current from a circuit and cut power in milliseconds. Safety switches are used to disconnect your equipment from its…

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