If you are concerned about power outages, intermittent or otherwise or if you live in an area that is susceptible to severe weather, (such as the Midwest, up north or the eastern starboard) GenTran can help you safely power your home or business with a generator. The best way to ensure reliable and continuous power is with a GenTran transfer switch system and a standby generator. With an installed base of over 1 million units, GenTran is proud of its reputation as Americas preferred brand asked for by name!
What Information Is Available On This Company?
The company was founded in 1982, and is family-owned and operated. GenTran Corporation is the nations largest manufacturer of generator transfer switches for residential and small commercial standby power applications.
What is a Transfer Switch and Are They Really Necessary?
A transfer switch makes using a generator more safe and convenient, no matter what size or output of the generator. Most people purchasing a generator don’t know this, but the National Electrical Code mandates that a transfer device be installed with ALL standby power systems including portable generators.
What Does a Transfer Switch Do?
During a power outage, a transfer switch safely isolates those circuits using generator power from the rest of the house; this eliminates the danger of back feeding the electrical utility is eliminated. By installing a GenTran transfer switch with your load center and connecting a portable generator to the GenTran transfer switch, you can run selected appliances such as a furnace, well pump (which cannot be run with standard extension cords), sump pump, refrigerator, television, computer and more appliances during a power outage, depending on the capacity of your generator.
The GenTran Transfer Switches Product Line
- Manual Transfer Switches
- PowerStay Manual Transfer Switches for 6-16 circuits
- Prewired Manual Transfer Switches for 6-10 circuits
- Compact Manual Transfer Switches for 1-2 circuits
- Power Centers – Service Entrance Rated Transfer Switches
- Vintage Prewired Transfer Switches
- Options and Accessories
- GenShed Generator Shelter
- Generator-Ready Load Centers
- Transfer Switches For Traffic Signals
- Automatic Transfer Switches
- Smart Switches with Load Shedding
- Power Inlet Boxes
- Power Cords
- All Power Cords
- Rated 3750 Watts
- Rated 20 Amps
- Rated 30 Amps
- Rated 50 Amps
- Contractor Cords
- Plugs and Connectors
- PowerWeb™ Temporary Power Distribution Centers
- Parallel Power Kits
- Generator Accessories
- Installation Tools
- Service Parts