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Fire Pumps 695 #190025 11/03/09 04:05 PM
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Em. Generator Breaker off that feeding service rated Firepump controller/Transfer Switch..
Service from Transformer feeding service rated fire pump controller/transfer switch (same).
From Generator Since breakers on Gen. Set its a Feeder.
From Transformer to to Service rated control/Transfer switch its Service conductors.
Generator side its 3 hots & Ground.
Transformer side its 3 hots & Neutal.(250.24C)
Neural & Ground terminate together at this point ????

Any one else run into this???
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Re: Fire Pumps 695 [Re: Yoopersup] #190054 11/04/09 02:04 PM
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Originally Posted by Yoopersup
Em. Generator Breaker off that feeding service rated Firepump controller/Transfer Switch..
Service from Transformer feeding service rated fire pump controller/transfer switch (same).
From Generator Since breakers on Gen. Set its a Feeder.
From Transformer to to Service rated control/Transfer switch its Service conductors.
Generator side its 3 hots & Ground.
Transformer side its 3 hots & Neutal.(250.24C)
Neural & Ground terminate together at this point ????

Any one else run into this???
Yoopersup
If it's a delta generator, I hope it's a delta pump. If it's a delta pump, you don't need a neutral. 250.24(C) doesn't apply to delta panels, as the AC system is not grounded at any point.

Easy answer: don't run the neutral.

Re: Fire Pumps 695 [Re: SteveFehr] #190058 11/04/09 03:39 PM
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480/277 Volt System at both Generator & Service Thus Neutral required per 250.24c to ist disconnect switch per code.Since Feeder Neutral is not required only equipment gr. But Service requires Neutral.
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