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If I Have an ATS Why is There a Time Delay When the Power Goes Off?

If I Have an ATS Why is There a Time Delay When the Power Goes Off?

If I Have an ATS Why is There a Time Delay When the Power Goes Off?   If I Have an ATS Why is There a Time Delay When the Power Goes Off? There’s a system of time delays just in case power goes off and comes right back […]

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Servicing Your Automatic Transfer Switch

Servicing Your Automatic Transfer Switch

Servicing Your Automatic Transfer Switch   When you are servicing an Automatic Transfer Switch the first thing you should do is a visual inspection. Look for telltale signs of a loose cable which would be discolored on the lux (you don’t need an infrared gun to tell […]

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What Goes Wrong With an ATS?

What Goes Wrong With an ATS?

What goes wrong with an ATS?   What goes wrong with an ATS? Continuing our series on the ATS let us help answer the question – What goes wrong with an ATS? On a transfer switch service almost anything can go wrong. Generally it’s wire connections or a coil relay (something […]

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Businesses That Benefit From an ATS

Businesses That Benefit From an ATS

Businesses and Public Services that Benefit from an ATS What do government buildings, factories, hospitals, restaurants and schools have in common? This is not a trick question. But the answer might surprise you. All five of these are businesses and/or public services that require a continuous application […]

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Where is the Automatic Transfer Switch?

Where is the Automatic Transfer Switch?

Where is the Automatic Transfer Switch?   Where is the Automatic Transfer Switch? Continuing our series on the ATS a lot of our new customers always ask – Where is the Automatic Transfer Switch Located? They can be near each other or the generator can be on the ground […]

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ATS: The Heart of Emergency Power

ATS: The Heart of Emergency Power

ATS: The Heart of Emergency Power   The Automatic Transfer Switch (ATS) is the heart of emergency power. The National Fire Protection Association has codes dictating that it does require at least a monthly inspection (especially Healthcare/Hospitals). The normal high rises are not really listed in the […]

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Automatic Transfer Switch – ATS 101

Automatic Transfer Switch – ATS 101

Automatic Transfer Switch – ATS 101   The ATS, or automatic transfer switches, are basically the go-between utility power and generator power. There is a common load fed from the transfer switch usually to all your emergency panels. During a test or an actual power failure, there is a […]

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