March 2018 Newsletter
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Difference Between an Automatic Transfer Switch (ATS) and Switchgear

Switching and DistributionAn automatic transfer switch (ATS) and switchgear are the two most common pieces of technology used to switch a power load from one source to another. When there is a power failure, an ATS automatically commands a backup power generator to start, and when power is restored, the ATS automatically commands the generator to shut down. Switchgear is slightly different from an ATS. Understanding the differences between these two types of switches is critical because every facility has different needs in emergency power situations. This month's article goes into detail on the differences between switches and it includes an illustration and video.Click below to continue:


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Kohler 125 kW

Kohler 125 kW
2011 Diesel Generator, 208 V
3-Phase, 60 Hz, 430 Amps, Standby
112.8 Hours, Unit#: 87707

Kohler 750 kW

Kohler 750 kW 
2002 Diesel, 208 V
3-Phase, 60 Hz, 2602 Amps, Standby
396 Hours, Unit#: 87727

MTU 200 kW

MTU 200 kW
2018 Diesel Generator, 208 V
3-Phase, 60 Hz, Standby
0 Hours, Unit#: 71017

Caterpillar 1000 kW

Caterpillar 1000 kW
2005 Diesel Generator, 277/480 V
3-Phase, 60 Hz, 1503 Amps, Standby
445 Hours, Unit#: 87170

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