New | CTE Series Automatic Transfer Switch


The Cat® CTE Series transfer switches are configurable for applications requiring the dependability and ease of operation found in a full featured power contactor type transfer switch.

The CTE Series is equipped with the MX350 controller that is designed for the most demanding transfer or bypass switch applications providing enhanced connectivity for accurate and timely diagnostics and event recording.

Technical Summary
Rating Range40-4000A
Transfer TypeOpen / Closed / 4 position switch
Switch TypeContactor Based
Electrical Ratings
Control Power40 to 4000 amperes, 2,3 or 4 poles
Enclosure CapabilityNEMA 1, 3R, 4, 4X and 12
System Voltage ApplicationAvailable to 600 VAC, 50 or 60 Hz
Applicable Testing
  • Seismic tested and certified to IBC 2006 & OSHPD
  • CSA C22.2 No. 178 certified at 600 VAC
  • IEC 947-6-1 liste
    • double Throw, Interlocked Operation
    • electrically Operated, Mechanically Held By A Simple, Over-center Mechanism
    • silver Alloy Contacts With Separate Arcing Contacts On 600 Amp And Above
    • arc Quenching Grids, Enclosed Arc Chambers, And Wide Contact Air Gap For Superior Source To-source Isolation On All Units
    • durable Solenoid Ats Operated Mechanisms And Robust Electronics, Tested For Severe Electro Magnetic Compatibility And Environmental Conditions
    • control Circuit Disconnect Plug And Drive Inhibit Switch For Safe Maintenance
    • components Accessible For Inspection And Maintenance Without Removal Of The Switch Or The Power Conductors
    • mechanical Indicator And Contact Chamber Cover Designed For Inspection, Safety And Position Designation

    • standard Open Two Position Transition Plus Delayed And Closed Transition
    • high Close-in And Withstand Capability
    • temperature Rise Test Per Ul 1008 Conducted After Overload And Endurance Tests In Unventilated Enclosure – Exceeds Ul Requirements
    • equipped With The Mx350 Control Packag

    The CTE Series of Automatic Tranfser Switches
    • The Cat CTE Series power contactor type transfer switch makes use of a fully programmable/configurable microprocessor-based controller to allow the utmost in application flexibility. Further, the CTE Series is offered in a wide array of configurations enabling it to meet the needs of even the most highly critical load.
      Available configurations include:
      • 40-4000 Amps:
      • CTE Automatic Transfer Switches
      • CTED Delayed Transition Transfer Switches
      • CTEM Manual Transfer Switches

      • 100-4000 Amps:
      • CTECT Closed Transition Transfer Switches
      • CBTE Open Transition Bypass Switches
      • CBTED Delayed Transition Bypass Switches
      • CBTECT Closed Transition Bypass Switches
    • CTE Electrical Ratings
    • Drive Mechanism
    • Neutral Switching
    • Safe Manual operation
    • CTED Series:
    • CTECT Series:
    • Bypass Isolation Switches CBTED & CBTECT
      • The MX350 microcontroller is a modular control and monitoring system designed specifically for low voltage transfer switch applications.
        The MX350 provides the following key benefits:
        Flexible control and communication options to suit any low-voltage transfer switch application
        Small footprint
        Modular design, which reduces the number of spare components for maintenance and testing

    listofrelationships

    original

    Other Models in this Category

    Select Integrated System Type


    Hawthorne Power Systems Logo

    Hot Deals - Buy New. Buy Now. We'll Make Your Down Payment. Learn More.

    Why Cat is Better. Machine Comparison

    "
    With only a few days notice, we were able to get the emergency system working properly. Hawthorne Cat provided great leadership and excellent field support.
    Mark Cripe
    Helix Electric
    "

    San Diego - Power
    Steve Jamison
    Power Systems Sales Manager
    858.376.6821 office
    858.688.0083 mobile
    sjamison@hawthornecat.com

    Phillip J. Smith (PJ)
    Service Manager - CSA Group/Truck Shop
    858.376.6874 office
    858.688.0134 mobile
    psmith@hawthornecat.com

    Dan Hixon
    Field Service Manager
    858.376.6822 office
    858.663.4652 mobile
    dhixon@hawthornecat.com

    Paul Karpf
    Rental Department Manager
    858.376.6888 office
    858.688.0039 mobile
    pkarpf@hawthornecat.com

    Tom Bonham
    Product Support Sales Manager
    858.376.6898 office
    442.248.2108 mobile
    tbonham@hawthornecat.com

    Hawaii – Power
    Cliff Yuen
    Power Systems Sales Manager
    808.676.0322 office
    808.349.7767 mobile
    cyuen@hawthornecat.com

    Travis Tilton
    General Service Manager
    808.676.0314 office
    808.864.1903 mobile
    ttilton@hawthornecat.com

    Bobby Fields
    Rental Developer
    808.676.0267 office
    808.368.5445 mobile
    bfields@hawthornecat.com

    Guam – Power
    Myver Hecita
    Power Systems Rental &
    Sales Representative
    671.649.4241 office
    671.898.2740 mobile
    mhecita@hawthornecat.com

    Jimmy Cruz
    Engine Service Manager
    671.649.4216 office
    671.488.2821 mobile
    jpcruz@hawthornecat.com