The Basics Of Transfer Switch Systems

Transfer switch systems are essentially used to transfer power from one source to another. Typically, they’re core parts of backup and emergency systems. They’re located at the heart of the power systems, enabling fast transfer of power between different power sources. Modern Transfer Switch Systems are very much part of standard system layouts in power system design. They can be tailored to a range of requirements, depending on the types of power... Read More

The Role of an Automatic Transfer Switch

An automatic transfer switch (ATS) is a critical component of the emergency power supply system for any facility. The automatic transfer switch selects a power source, either standard utility company-provided power or emergency generator power, and conducts that power to critical loads. There are four basic types of automatic transfer switches: break-before-make (open transition), make-before-break (closed), delayed transition (center off) and solid... Read More