Model # TCA0606D

Internet #202216483

Reliance Controls 60 Amp Utility / Generator Transfer Switch
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Reliance Controls

60 Amp Utility / Generator Transfer Switch

$85.14 /each

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This 60-Amp, double-pole manual transfer switch is for use with any 125/240V generator up to 15,000 running Watts. Ideal for switching a 60A service or subpanel from utility to generator power. This economical single-load transfer panel provides safe transfer from utility power to generator power for a home, office, garage or farm building where the entire circuitry in a main panel or subpanel is to be powered by a generator during a power outage. Compact, all-steel design completely isolates the generator from the utility with manual switching action. Maximum generator input is 15,000 Watts. Maximum utility input is 60A, 125/250VAC. Indoor surface-mount design.

  • Service entrance rated
  • Indoor installation only
  • Listed by Underwriters Laboratories Inc.
  • 5-year warranty

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Customer Questions & Answers

Does it throw all four wires? ie two phases, neutral and ground?

Asked by: Pitmaster
This is a two pole transfer switch. Only the two hot legs will be switched. It should be used in a non-separately derived system where the hots are switched and the neutrals and ground are always connected.
Answered by: RelianceControlsAnswers
Date published: 2015-09-20

Are the connections rated for use with aluminum wire?

Asked by: Anonymous
Hi WC, you can use this product with aluminum wire, however aluminum wire is brittle and hard to work with. The wire should also be coated. It is recommended to have a licensed professional due the installation.
Answered by: Anonymous
Date published: 2016-12-31

when the utility power comes back on does this cut off power from the generator ?

Asked by: tractorman
This is a manual transfer switch. It will not allow the generator power and utility power to be on at the same time, but you must manually switch back and forth between the two. It will not turn off the generator or switch itself.
Answered by: RelianceControlsAnswers
Date published: 2016-05-01

Working with Power inverter and batteries

Can both the utility side and Power inverter side share the Neutral lug with out shorting out my inverter or maybe a fire.Will this box keep them apart.
Asked by: Backup2016
This is a two-pole transfer switch that will keep two hot legs separated from the utility at all times. In a generator installation it is normal for the neutral wires to remain connected. For your inverter installation you should check with your local electrician or inverter manufacturer to determine the requirements and proper installation methods.
Answered by: RelianceControlsAnswers
Date published: 2016-05-20

transfer switch of 60amps must the inlet box be same to the generator

Asked by: Anonymous
The inlet box should be sized to your generator. For a 30 amp generator (7500 running watts) you could use a 30 amp power inlet box, even if the transfer switch has a larger capacity.
Answered by: RelianceControlsAnswers
Date published: 2015-09-20

I have a 400 amp service and 12kw generator. Wanted to manage certain items in the house without having to flip breakers

Manually. Electrician wired with a extra transfer switch and inspections department will not pass this. 60 amp generator feeding 2 60 amp transfer switches.
Asked by: Jack
We can help but we need more information. Please call Reliance Controls technical support so that we can assist with your application. 800-634-6155.
Answered by: RelianceControlsAnswers
Date published: 2016-08-17

Is there a variant of this product that also switches neutral, so it can be used with a generator that is an SDS?

Asked by: Amatur
We're working on it, please check back in a couple weeks.
Answered by: RelianceControlsAnswers
Date published: 2015-11-28

Will this transfer switch handle 2 wire[L+N] 220V transfer? Do you have a wiring diagram.Thanks

I will be using this in Thailand where everything is 220v. Does it have [Double Pole Double Throw] switch?
Asked by: Anonymous
Yes, Note: check breaker specs for use with 50 Hz service, if applicable. The lack of Neutral terminal(s) will not be an issue for your application unless your electrical code does not allow breaking your Neutral in which case only use 1 side of the dual breaker and connect through the Neutral.
Answered by: NCJD
Date published: 2015-09-20
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60 Amp Utility / Generator Transfer Switch is rated 4.0 out of 5 by 2.
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great for Home Generator Cut-Over Excellent relatively inexpensive solution for power transfer from Utility to Generator power. Neutral has to be carried across without a Neutral terminal. GROUND terminals provided. Work effort requires installation of a subpanel for the utility and generator supported loads. Hint: If installed away from the generator (i.e. basement) include a dedicated 120V Outlet, adjacent to switch, wired from 1 side of the switch GEN terminals (must connect to Neutral pass-through). This allows for a small night light next to switch for seeing before transfer is made.
Date published: 2013-12-10
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Very satisfied with the product. Was what I was looking for. The product was shipped promptly.
Date published: 2012-03-22
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