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Emergency Power Ready

The generator connection box makes your facility “emergency power ready,” avoiding the clumsy and costly traditional process of bringing in temporary power. The many decisions that need to be resolved during a power outage crisis are eliminated. The installation of a Powertron Tap Box allows you to:

  • TapBox_flier_PowerHawkePredetermine load requirements
  • Predetermine generator sizing
  • Predetermine location for the temporary generator, eliminating customer and employee disruptions
  • Predetermine Cable lengths
  • Establish a quick method of connecting power – in most cases it can be made by the generator provider
  • Safety and security are not compromised with exposed cable connections running down hallways and through door ways

When you experience frequent power failures, a permanent natural gas or diesel genset is the best solution. Whenever the utility fails, power is restored within seconds.

When the cost of a permanent generator is prohibitive and there is a need to restore power to critical areas, the PowertronSM tap box is an economical and safe solution. You can be up and running within minutes from the time the portable generator is delivered, compared to the many hours it takes when no connection device is available.

  • The PowertronSM 400 amp through 1600 amp tap boxes are pass-through devices used with a manual or automatic transfer switch.  Powertron also makes custom sizes boxes through 4,000 amps.
  • The PowertronSM tap box is ready to receive temporary power fast and safely with virtually no disruption to the operation of your business
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Tap Box 400 Amp
Tap Box 400 Amp UL
Tap Box 800 Amp Tap Box 1200 Amp
Tap Box 1600 Amp

The Tap Box Offers the Following Features:

A custom designed, NEMA 3R weather tight Hoffman enclosure

An upper lockable door for the hardwiring connections

The lower door allows:

  • Access to the interface connections for the generator, and a GFI outlet to power the block heater and battery charger ensuring quick and reliable cold weather operation
  • Start/stop terminals allowing for automatic operation when used with an automatic transfer switch
  • Weather shield made with polycarbonate material provides additional protection against inclement weather conditions while connected to the generator
  • Industry Standard Power Connectors
  • Recessed mounting available

Custom length power cord sets are available
Automatic and manual transfer switches are available

Powertron Tap Boxes Available Sizes:

Powertron Series 400:

Available in 208, 240 or 480 Volt Three Phase Rated for 400 Amps. 24″ High x 24″ Wide by 12″ Deep, Steel Enclosure. View the spec sheet: Powertron – Series 400, Spec Sheet

Powertron Series 400 UL:

This UL listed version is available in 208, 240 or 480 Volt Three Phase Rated for 400 Amps. 30″ High x 30″ Wide by 12″ Deep, Aluminum Enclosure. View the spec sheet: Powertron – Series 400UL, Spec Sheet

Powertron Series 800:

Available in 208, 240 or 480 Volt Three Phase Rated for 800 Amps. 30″ High x 24″ Wide x 12″ Deep, Steel Enclosure. View the spec sheet: Powertron – Series 800, Spec Sheet

Powertron Series 1200 & 1600:

Available in 208, 240 or 480 Volt Three Phase Rated for 1200 or 1600 Amps. 56″ High x 29″ Wide x 30″ Deep, Steel Enclosure. View the spec sheets: Powertron – Series 1200, Spec Sheet & Powertron – Series 1600, Spec Sheet

Powertron Custom Sizes, 2000, 3200, 4000 Amps

Available in 208, 240 or 480 Volt Three Phase. View the spec sheets for more info:
Powertron – Series 2000, Spec Sheet
Powertron – Series 3200, Spec Sheet
Powertron – Series 4000, Spec Sheet

 Visit Powertron’s website to watch a short video about their tapboxes and learn more.