Summary: Lets look at what makes an Stationary Generator System special when it comes to your choice of home generators.
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Automatic Transfer Switch With Built-In Emergency Load Center
Electronic Governor (10kW and 13kW)
Pre-wired External Connection Box
Flexible Fuel Line Pigtail
Composite Mounting Pad
Natural Gas or LP Gas Operation
UL 2200 Listed
ELECTRIC GENERATOR FEATURES:
Total commitment to component testing, reliability testing, environmental testing, destruction and life testing, plus testing to applicable CSA, NEMA, EGSA, and other standards, allows you to choose a quality home generator system with the confidence that the system will provide superior performance.
HOME GENERATOR TEST CRITERIA:
SYSTEM TORSIONAL TESTED
NEMA MG1-22 EVALUATION
MOTOR STARTING ABILITY
SOLID-STATE, FREQUENCY COMPENSATED VOLTAGE REGULATION.
This state-of-the-art power maximizing regulation system is standard on
all quality brand models. They provide optimized FAST RESPONSE to changing
load conditions and MAXIMUM MOTOR STARTING CAPABILITY by
electronically torque-matching the surge loads to the engine.
SINGLE SOURCE SERVICE RESPONSE from the generator dealer network
provides parts and service know-how for the entire unit, from the engine
to the smallest electronic component. You are never on your own when
you select a good quality home generator system.
AUTOMATIC GENERATOR TRANSFER SWITCHES:
Long life and reliability will be synonymous with a quality generator system.
One quality characteristic will be a product line which includes its own transfer
systems and controls for total system compatibility.
A quality home generator system will be UL Listed.
Features to look for in a Stationary Generator System
Typical Stationary Generator System Controls
Stationary Generator System Automatic Transfer Switches
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Installing a Home Generator
Electrical Project Skill Level:
Licensed Electrical Contractor, Not Recommended for Homeowners.
Electrical Tools Required:
Electricians pouch of hand tools and the various power tools necessary for installing the generator and transfer switch. Estimated Time:
Depends on the type and size of the generator and transfer switch and the available access to the project area. Electrical Safety:
Any existing electrical wiring within the immediate area that may interfere with the installation of the transfer switch may need to be relocated if necessary.
Electrical Wiring Parts and Materials:
Electrical parts and materials for generator wiring projects should be approved for the specific project and compliant with local and national electrical codes.
Electrical Codes and Inspections:
Installing a generator and transfer switch must be well thought out and performed with a permit with all work being inspected.
This is a testing tool that is a Non-contact tester that I use to easily Detect Voltage in Cables, Cords, Circuit Breakers, Lighting Fixtures, Switches, Outlets and Wires. Simply insert the end of the tester into an outlet, lamp socket, or hold the end of the tester against the wire you wish to test. Very handy and easy to use.
This is great to troubleshoot a problem with outlet circuit wiring, is also used by most inspectors to test for power and check the polarity of circuit wiring.
It detects probable improper wiring conditions in standard 110-125 VAC outlets
Provides 6 probable wiring conditions that are quick and easy to read for ultimate efficiency
Lights indicate if wiring is correct and indicator light chart is included
Tests standard 3-wire outlets UL Listed Light indicates if wiring is incorrect, Very handy and easy to use.
A wire stripping tool used to safely strip electrical wires.
This handy tool has multiple uses:
The wire gauges are shown on the side of the tool so you know which slot to use for stripping insulation.
The end of the tool can be used to grip and bend wire which is handy for attaching wire onto the screw terminals of switches and outlets.
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