When picking a standby power source for your home, it’s important to consider exactly what you need and want to be able to run when your utility power goes out. Figuring out what you need to have on and what you’d like to run is important. Determining how much power you need will determine the size generator that will be required.
An industrial generator is much the same as any other power generator with regards to their purpose and how they work, but with a few notable differences. When we use the word “industrial” we are usually looking for equipment that is rugged, dependable and designed to withstand the rigors of an industrial setting, such as a chemical plant, oil well site, or pipeline. Industrial generators are no different.
An automatic transfer switch (ATS) is a device that transfers a power supply from its primary source automatically to a backup generator when it senses a failure or outage occurring in the primary source until utility power is restored.