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Experts Weigh In: What’s New in Generator Technology?

With a new iPhone coming out every other day, mobile apps being created more quickly than anyone can learn how to use them, and everything from toasters to airplanes being subjected to near-constant updates, it seems like a truism to say that technology and progress go hand in hand. Although generator technology hasn’t evolved with the same frantic speed as some other industries, it hasn’t stalled out either. As the downturn in t... read more >

Diesel Generator Lubrication - Maintenance Tips

Much like another of our major internal organs, the oil pan functions in a similar fashion to the liver. It is the prime filter of impurities in our system. Whatever combustion impurities exist inside the walls of the engine, none will avoid detection in the oil pan. An inspection of the oil during a routine change will inform the maintenance technician whether that combustion is complete or suffering from serious problems. A diesel eng... read more >

Generator Battery Maintenance - The Juice

The battery is the defibrillator of the electrical generating systems world. The battery produces huge amounts of energy when called upon. That energy fuels the electric starting motor that turns over the generator until compression. Diesel fills the combustion chamber, the pistons pressure the fuel, combustion is achieved and the motor is off and running. It’s most important job performed, the battery recedes from importance until called... read more >

Generator Fuel System – Garbage In Garbage Out

If the engine is the heart of the machine, then the fuel is its blood. We use this analogy because when fuel problems exist, the engine will eventually start to sputter. Garbage In equals Garbage Out. Technically speaking, in such situations, combustion isn't complete, or, at least, as ideal and total as it needs to be. As a result, unburned diesel will accumulate in the combustion chamber. An engine can only run as cleanly and efficie... read more >

Visual Generator Inspection – The Initial Patient Assessment

We all hate the obvious. The simple. The easy. The blatant answer that practically screams with flashing lights and a howling siren. “Naww, that can’t be it,” you hear yourself say, “it’s gotta be something else.” And so you break out your tool kit and go to work. You ignore everything about the obvious answer in the hopes it isn't an elaborate hoax for a more complex issue. But, no matter what you do, you keep gett... read more >

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