SECTION 16415 TRANSFER SWITCHES PART 1 - GENERAL SCHEDULE 0 - DESCRIPTION PRODUCT DATA SHEET 0 - This Section includes automatic

transfer switches (ATS) rated 600 V and less, including the following: 0.1 0.2 0.3 0.4 Automatic transfer switches. Remote annunciation systems. Remote annunciation and control systems. Engine exerciser.

PRODUCT DATA SHEET 1 - This section covers both ATS: 1.1 1.2 Double through type according to UL 1008 listing Circuit breaker based according to IEC 60941-6-1 as indicated on drawings

SCHEDULE 1 - REFERENCES PRODUCT DATA SHEET 0 - The automatic transfer switches and controls shall conform to the requirements of the following standards: 0.1 0.2 0.3 0.4 0.5 0.6 0.7 0.8 IEC 947-6-1 Low voltage switchgear and control gear, multifunction equipment, automatic transfer switching equipment IEEE Standard 446 – IEEE Recommended practice for emergency and standby power systems for commercial and industrial applications. NEMA Standard ICS 10-1993 (formerly ICS2-447) – AC Automatic transfer switches. NFPA 70 – National Electrical Code NFPA 99 – Essential Electrical Systems for Health Care Facilities NFPA 110 – Emergency and Standby power systems UL 508 Industrial Control Equipment UL 1008 – Standard for Transfer Switch Equipment

ITCC in Riyadh Residential Complex J10-13300

16415-1

Transfer Switches

and accessories. include the following: 5. PRODUCT DATA SHEET 4 . provide relay-setting and calibration instructions.Shop Drawings: Dimensioned plans.Source Limitations: Obtain all automatic transfer switches and related equipment through one source from a single manufacturer.Product Data: For each type of product indicated. and components will withstand seismic forces as indicated on structural drawings. furnished specialties. In addition to items specified in Division 1. Include the following: 2. and emergency maintenance repairs within a response period of less than eight hours from time of notification.1 Basis for Certification: Indicate whether withstand certification is based on actual test of assembled components or on calculation.3 Dimensioned Outline Drawings of Equipment Unit: Identify center of gravity and locate and describe mounting and anchorage provisions. installed features and devices. parts. operating characteristics.SUBMITTALS PRODUCT DATA SHEET 0 .Field quality-control test reports. B.SCHEDULE 2 ." The term "withstand" means "the unit will separation of any parts from the device seismic forces specified and the unit will be seismic event.1 5.2 2. and show interlocking provisions for each combined transfer switch and bypass/isolation switch. 1. and load. where applicable. gutter space. operation. PRODUCT DATA SHEET 1 . conductor entry provisions. The term "withstand" means "the unit will separation of any parts from the device seismic forces specified. and details showing minimum clearances.Operation and Maintenance Data: For each type of product to include in emergency. ITCC in Riyadh Residential Complex J10-13300 16415-2 Transfer Switches .2 Features and operating sequences.Manufacturer Seismic Qualification Certification: Submit certification that transfer switches accessories. SCHEDULE 3 . PRODUCT DATA SHEET 2 . power sources.QUALITY ASSURANCE PRODUCT DATA SHEET 0 . and material lists for each switch specified. weights. List of all factory settings of relays.Manufacturer Qualifications: Maintain a service center capable of providing training. both automatic and manual. PRODUCT DATA SHEET 1 . Include rated capacities. Detailed description of equipment anchorage devices on which the certification is based and their installation requirements. bypass/isolation switch. PRODUCT DATA SHEET 3 .Qualification Data: For supplier and manufacturer. sections." remain in place without when subjected to the remain in place without when subjected to the fully operational after the 2. including software. and maintenance manuals. A. PRODUCT DATA SHEET 5 . elevations.1 Single-Line Diagram: Show connections between transfer switch.

Current Ratings. PRODUCT DATA SHEET 8 . by a testing agency acceptable to authorities having jurisdiction.1 8. PRODUCT DATA SHEET 5 . unless otherwise indicated. with an internal heater. annunciators. Components shall meet or exceed voltage-impulse withstand test of NEMA ICS 1. mechanically held in both directions. Control. PRODUCT DATA SHEET 2 .Solid-State Controls: Repetitive accuracy of all settings shall be plus or minus 2 percent or better over an operating temperature range of minus 20 to plus 70 deg C. PART 2 . PRODUCT DATA SHEET 1 .Electrical Operation: Accomplish by a nonfused. rated 225 A and higher. PRODUCT DATA SHEET 3 . or annunciator and control panels shall have communication capability matched with remote device. or bottom entrance of feeder conductors as indicated. Fault-Current as indicated on Drawing.Neutral Terminal: Solid and fully rated. Devices. consistent with Shop Drawings. PRODUCT DATA SHEET 4 . PRODUCT DATA SHEET 6 .GENERAL TRANSFER-SWITCH PRODUCT REQUIREMENTS PRODUCT DATA SHEET 0 . Power-Terminal Arrangement and Field-Wiring Space: Suitable for top.Electrical Components. momentarily energized solenoid or electric-motor-operated mechanism.Annunciation.PRODUCT DATA SHEET 2 . mechanically and electrically interlocked in both directions.Heater: Equip switches exposed to outdoor temperatures and humidity. 16415-3 Transfer Switches .Switch Characteristics: Designed for continuous-duty repetitive transfer of full-rated current between active power sources. and Accessories: Listed and labeled as defined in NFPA 70." 8.41.PRODUCTS SCHEDULE 0 . Article 100. and Programming Interface Components: Devices at transfer switches for communicating with remote programming devices. and marked for intended use.2 Switch Action: Double throw.1 4.Resistance to Damage by Voltage Transients: Components shall meet or exceed voltage-surge withstand capability requirements when tested according to IEEE C62. Conventional automatic transfer-switch units. Color-coding and wire and cable tape markers are specified in Division 16 Section 16050. PRODUCT DATA SHEET 7 .2 ITCC in Riyadh Residential Complex J10-13300 Designated Terminals: Pressure type. Contacts: Silver composition or silver alloy for load-current switching. 4.Factory Wiring: Train and bundle factory wiring and label. side. Provide thermostat within enclosure to control heater. either by color-code or by numbered or lettered wire and cable tape markers at terminations. suitable for types and sizes of field wiring indicated. shall have separate arcing contacts. and other units indicated.

PRODUCT DATA SHEET 9 . complying with NEMA ICS 6 and UL 508. Controls ensure that closed-transition load transfer closure occurs only when the 2 sources are within plus or minus 5 electrical degrees maximum. UL 489. PRODUCT DATA SHEET 7 . Interval is adjustable from 1 to 30 seconds.1 7. incapable of pauses or intermediate position stops during normal functioning.Digital Communication Interface: Matched to capability of remote annunciator or BMS. PRODUCT DATA SHEET 5 .3 Fully automatic make-before-break operation. PRODUCT DATA SHEET 2 . Initiation occurs without active control of generator. Equipped with lugs suitable for connection to terminal Type 1. PRODUCT DATA SHEET 3 .4 Failure of power source serving load initiates automatic break-before-make transfer. Initiation of No-Interruption Transfer: Controlled by in-phase monitor and sensors confirming both sources are present and acceptable. Transfer time is same as for electrical operation. with door closed and with either or both sources energized. B. Control circuit automatically disconnects from electrical operator during manual operation. Control connection to motor starters is ITCC in Riyadh Residential Complex J10-13300 16415-4 Transfer Switches . and UL 869A or IEC 947. through momentary interconnection of both power sources not exceeding 100 ms. SCHEDULE 1 . PRODUCT DATA SHEET 1 .8.Comply with Level 1 equipment according to NFPA 110. unless otherwise indicated. Control circuit automatically disconnects from electrical operator during manual operation.Motor Disconnect and Timing Relay: Controls designate starters so they disconnect motors before transfer and reconnect them selectively at an adjustable time interval after transfer. PRODUCT DATA SHEET 8 .Manual Switch Operation: Under load. unless otherwise indicated. A. PRODUCT DATA SHEET 4 .2 7.AUTOMATIC TRANSFER SWITCHES PRODUCT DATA SHEET 0 . Load transfer without interruption.3 Control Wiring: strips.Enclosures: General-purpose NEMA 250.Transfer Switches Based on Molded-Case-Switch Components: Comply with NEMA AB 1. PRODUCT DATA SHEET 6 . Include 7. and plus or minus 5 percent maximum voltage difference.Switching Arrangement: Double-throw type.Automatic Closed-Transition Transfer Switches: the following functions and characteristics: 7.Manual Switch Operation: Unloaded.Signal-Before-Transfer Contacts: A set of normally open/normally closed dry contacts operates in advance of retransfer to normal source.

PRODUCT DATA SHEET 10 . PRODUCT DATA SHEET 6 .Source-Available Indicating Lights: Supervise sources via transfer-switch normal. Pickup frequency shall be adjustable from 90 to 100 percent of nominal. Factory set for pickup at 90 percent. Normal Power Supervision: "Normal Source Available. SCHEDULE 2 . PRODUCT DATA SHEET 3 . Pickup voltage shall be adjustable from 85 to 100 percent of nominal. and one isolated and normally open. PRODUCT DATA SHEET 8 . rated 10 A at 32-V dc minimum. and factory set for one second.AUTOMATIC TRANSFER-SWITCH FEATURES: PRODUCT DATA SHEET 0 .Test Switch: Simulate normal-source failure.Engine Shutdown Contacts: Time delay adjustable from zero to five minutes. provided normal supply has been restored.Adjustable Time Delay: For override of normal-source voltage sensing to delay transfer and engine start signals. and factory set for 10 minutes to automatically defeat delay on loss of voltage or sustained undervoltage of emergency source. Time delay for reconnecting individual motor loads is adjustable between 1 and 60 seconds. singlepole.Undervoltage Sensing for Each Phase of Normal Source: Sense low phase-to-ground voltage on each phase. PRODUCT DATA SHEET 4 .Time Delay for Retransfer to Normal Source: Adjustable from 0 to 30 minutes. rated 10 A at 240-V ac. Emergency Power Supervision: Red light with nameplate engraved "Emergency Source Available. and settings are as indicated.through wiring external to automatic transfer switch. double-throw contacts for each switch position.Transfer Override Switch: Overrides automatic retransfer control so automatic transfer switch will remain connected to emergency power source regardless of condition of normal source. 1. Pickup voltage shall be adjustable from 85 to 100 percent of nominal. PRODUCT DATA SHEET 2 .Switch-Position Pilot Lights: Indicate source to which load is connected. Relay contacts handling motor-control circuit inrush and seal currents are rated for actual currents to be encountered. Contacts shall initiate ITCC in Riyadh Residential Complex J10-13300 16415-5 Transfer Switches .and emergency-source sensing circuits. and factory set for five minutes. Adjustable from zero to six seconds. PRODUCT DATA SHEET 9 ." Green light with nameplate engraved 2.Engine Starting Contacts: One isolated and normally closed. and dropout voltage is adjustable from 75 to 98 percent of pickup value.Unassigned Auxiliary Contacts: Two normally open. Pilot light indicates override status." PRODUCT DATA SHEET 7 . Factory set for pickup at 90 percent and dropout at 85 percent. PRODUCT DATA SHEET 5 . PRODUCT DATA SHEET 1 . Factory set for pickup at 95 percent.Voltage/Frequency Lockout Relay: Prevent premature transfer to generator.

1 0.3 1. indicating transfer switch it monitors. SCHEDULE 4 . 20-minute running period. Integral battery operation of time switch when normal control power is not available.Enclosures: Manufacturer’s corrosion-resistant pretreatment and primer. and 5-minute cool-down period. assembled switches. Exerciser Transfer Selector Switch: Permits selection of exercise with and without load transfer.shutdown at remote engine-generator controls after retransfer of load to normal source. and identity of load it serves. Label each group. Push-button programming control with digital display of settings. frequency. steel cabinet. 2. PRODUCT DATA SHEET 11 .4 Sources available.Functional Description: Remote annunciator panel shall annunciate conditions for indicated transfer switches. Ensure proper operation.Engine-Generator Exerciser: Solid-state.SOURCE QUALITY CONTROL PRODUCT DATA SHEET 0 . PRODUCT DATA SHEET 1 .Annunciator Panel: LED-lamp type with audible signal and silencing switch.REMOTE ANNUNCIATOR SYSTEM PRODUCT DATA SHEET 0 . then retransfers and shuts down engine after a preset cool-down period. Lamp Test: Push-to-test or lamp-test switch on front panel. Annunciation shall include the following: 0. Initiates exercise cycle at preset intervals adjustable from 7 to 30 days. unless otherwise indicated.Factory test and inspect components.3 0.2 1. Factory settings are for 7day exercise cycle. and time-delay settings for compliance with specified requirements. SCHEDULE 5 . and associated equipment. 1. Switch in test mode. Running periods are adjustable from 10 to 30 minutes. 3. programmabletime switch starts engine generator and transfers load to it from normal source for a preset time. modular.2 0. Mounting: Flush. Check transfer time and voltage. as defined by actual pickup and dropout settings of transfer-switch controls. Exerciser features include the following: 1. location of switch.1 1.4 Indicating Lights: Grouped for each transfer switch monitored. Switch position. Failure of communication link. Perform dielectric strength test complying with NEMA ICS 1. SCHEDULE 3 .FINISHES PRODUCT DATA SHEET 0 . ITCC in Riyadh Residential Complex J10-13300 standard enamel over 16415-6 Transfer Switches .

1 Circuit breaker as indicated and used in the same switchboard and Specifications Section 16410 – SWITCHES AND CIRCUIT BREAKERS.Wiring to Remote Components: Match type and number of cables and conductors to control and communication requirements of transfer switches as recommended by manufacturer. with chamfered edges. 0. 1.EXECUTION SCHEDULE 0 .Design each fastener and support to carry load indicated by seismic requirements and according to seismic-restraint details.1 Concrete Bases: Unless indicated otherwise on drawings. reinforced. relays.Annunciator and Control Panel Mounting: unless otherwise indicated. With rating as shown on drawings. Extend base no more than 100 mm in all directions beyond the maximum dimensions of switch.2 0. Interlocking mechanism (electrical and mechanical). PRODUCT DATA SHEET 2 . Increase raceway sizes at no additional cost to Owner if necessary to accommodate required wiring.CONNECTIONS PRODUCT DATA SHEET 0 .SCHEDULE 6 .It is accepted to use circuit breaker based source – changeover system to integrate the ATS function in the same switchboard (if indicated on drawing).Ground equipment according to Division 16 Section 16452 "Grounding".CHANGEOVER SYSTEM): PRODUCT DATA SHEET 0 . ITCC in Riyadh Residential Complex J10-13300 16415-7 Transfer Switches .INSTALLATION PRODUCT DATA SHEET 0 . PRODUCT DATA SHEET 4 .Set field-adjustable intervals and delays. Flush in wall. SCHEDULE 1 .CIRCUIT BEAKER BASED ATS (SOURCE . PRODUCT DATA SHEET 1 . PRODUCT DATA SHEET 1 . provide 100 mm high.Identify components according to Division 16 Section 16050.Connect wiring according to Division 16 Section 16050. unless otherwise indicated or unless required for seismic support. PRODUCT DATA SHEET 3 . The system shall include: 0. Automatic controller shall be microprocessor based and shall fulfill all the function required for ATS including the engine weekly exerciser. PRODUCT DATA SHEET 2 .3 PART 3 .Floor-Mounting Switch: Anchor to floor by bolting. and engine exerciser clock.

D. including connections. Verify proper sequence and correct timing of automatic engine starting. After installing equipment and after electrical circuitry has been energized.2 1. A. Certify compliance with test parameters. ITCC in Riyadh Residential Complex J10-13300 16415-8 Transfer Switches . 1. proper installation and connection. and equipment installation. retransfer time delay on restoration of normal power. Verify that manual transfer warnings are properly placed. B. 1.Manufacturer's Field Service: Engage a factory-authorized service representative to inspect. Perform manual transfer operation. Perform each visual and mechanical inspection and electrical test stated in NETA Acceptance Testing Specification. Verify grounding connections and locations and ratings of sensors. Test bypass/isolation unit functional modes and related automatic transfer-switch operations. Inspect for physical damage. transfer time delay.3 1.5 Check for electrical continuity of circuits and for short circuits. B. assemblies. Use test voltages and procedure recommended by manufacturer. E.FIELD QUALITY CONTROL PRODUCT DATA SHEET 0 . and safety features.6 Ground-Fault Tests: Coordinate with testing of ground-fault protective devices for power delivery from both sources. C. sequence and 1. covers. A. Report results in writing. Verify pickup and dropout voltages by data readout or inspection of control settings. test. Perform contact-resistance test across main contacts and correct values exceeding 500 microhms and values for 1 pole deviating by more than 50 percent from other poles. F. PRODUCT DATA SHEET 1 . and adjust components. and to assist in testing. G.SCHEDULE 2 . Measure insulation resistance phase-to-phase and phase-to-ground with insulation-resistance tester. demonstrate interlocking operational function for each switch at least three times. and integrity of barriers. assemblies.Perform tests and inspections and prepare test reports. Simulate power failures of normal source to automatic transfer switches and of emergency source with normal source available. A.1 Manufacturer's Field Service: Engage a factory-authorized service representative to inspect components. Include external annunciation and control circuits.4 After energizing circuits. and equipment installations. Simulate loss of phase-to-ground voltage for each phase of normal source. Verify time-delay settings. 1. test for compliance with requirements. C. D. including connections. Comply with manufacturer's specified minimum resistance. and engine cool-down and shutdown.

END OF SECTION ITCC in Riyadh Residential Complex J10-13300 16415-9 Transfer Switches . PRODUCT DATA SHEET 3 .Remove and replace malfunctioning units and retest as specified above.DEMONSTRATION PRODUCT DATA SHEET 0 . Record adjustable relay settings and measured insulation and contact resistances and time delays. and maintain transfer switches and related equipment.Coordinate tests with tests of generator and run them concurrently. SCHEDULE 3 .PRODUCT DATA SHEET 2 ." PRODUCT DATA SHEET 1 . PRODUCT DATA SHEET 4 .Report results of tests and inspections in writing.Engage a factory-authorized service representative to train Owner's maintenance personnel to adjust. operate.Coordinate this training with that for generator equipment. Attach a label or tag to each tested component indicating satisfactory completion of tests.

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