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Diesel Generator Low Oil Pressure Warning

2020-03-30T15:12:03+00:00
Is your diesel generator reporting low oil pressure? By means of a warning light or a message on the controller display. Have you noticed symptoms of low oil pressure, including a recent increase in generator noise. (insufficient oil to lubricate the moving components). Or a...

Diesel Generator Low Oil Pressure Symptoms

2020-03-30T15:12:04+00:00
Is your diesel generator showing symptoms of low oil pressure? A fall in your diesel generator’s oil pressure can lead to serious damage if not detected and resolved quickly. As a result, these symptoms can be detected by your service engineer while performing a regular maintenance...

Generator battery failure – Why?

2020-04-16T09:43:05+00:00
Generator Battery failure does happen. No Battery = No Start !! In this paragraph we discuss how this can be avoided by following these simple steps. Operational Temperature The optimum battery performance is achieved if the battery operational ambient temperature is constantly between 19ºC and...

Generator Maintenance Daily Checks

2020-03-26T17:54:49+00:00
It is important to read the instructions contained in the manual, along with the instructions in the engine and alternator manuals. Following that advice along with the following daily maintenance checks will ensure that the generator that you have purchased will give you satisfactory operation...

Prime Power Generators- Daily check list

2020-05-06T08:47:53+00:00
Prime Power Generators are used as your main source of electrical power -  Certainly when there's NO mains Grid power supply available First of all, always keep a spare battery charged to swap. If not run for days, the battery will go FLAT.   If...

Diesel Generator Fuel Injectors – Servicing

2020-04-14T10:06:22+00:00
Diesel Generator Fuel Injector Servicing is often overlooked. Due to the time and effort required to remove, examine and maintain the fuel injectors in a diesel generator. It’s all too easy to overlook these vital components when carrying out a service. Generator Fuel Injectors Servicing...

Diesel Generator Fuel Injectors – Problems?

2020-04-09T11:34:42+00:00
Diesel generator fuel injectors need two vital ingredients – clean diesel fuel and oxygen - supplied without interruption to the engine in the correct ratio. Of course, fuel injectors play a fundamental role in this process, receiving diesel from the fuel injection pump, then atomising...

Diesel generator cranks but won’t start

2020-07-08T09:55:47+00:00
Diesel generator cranks but won't start. Try again and it still cranks strongly but won’t start. Check the following:- Is the engine warm to the touch? If the answer is YES , then the block heater is working. Is the exhaust not blocked? If NO...

UPS Batteries Smell – Rotten Eggs?

2020-03-25T17:05:13+00:00
UPS batteries smell of rotten eggs When old UPS batteries begin to fail , they can leak and give off a rotten egg smell. The gas emitting from a failing battery is colourless, poisonous if inhaled and flammable. The signs to look for prior to...

G99 – NEW REGULATIONS IN THE UK

2020-08-04T10:51:25+00:00
G99 NEW REGULATIONS COVERING THE FOLLOWING DIFFERENT POWER GENERATOR TYPES IN THE UK Type A Generators (Generators up to 1MW) Type A generation systems will be very similar in design and application to the general requirements defined in G59. Although some of these requirements have...

No Break Power Installations

2020-07-13T14:12:15+00:00
No break power installations, power systems fully installed, is the only ultimate automatic Critical Power Protection for DATA Centres , Production facilities , Global reach DATA management. We at Power Continuity Ltd , design and install 100% Power Continuity Protection for mission critical systems in...

ATS Noises Automatic Transfer Switch sounds

2020-03-25T13:44:04+00:00
ATS Noises  automatic transfer switch (ATS) sounds can be heard are a warning before failure happens. Never ignore ATS Noises. 1.ATS NOISES - What do they sound like? If you can hear ‘chattering’ this is a sign that debris is bouncing around between the contactors in your...

AMF Noises – automatic mains failure panel

2020-03-25T14:36:06+00:00
AMF Noises - automatic mains failure panel (AMF) sounds can be heard are a warning before failure happens. Never ignore AMF Noises. 1.NOISE If you can hear AMF Nosies - automatic mains failure panel nosies, that sound like  ‘chattering’ means that debris is bouncing around between the contactors...

ATS Failure Automatic Transfer Switch failures

2020-04-20T11:33:43+00:00
ATS Failure - automatic transfer switch (ATS) failures can happen  Automatic transfer switch (ATS) is a device that automatically transfers the electrical power supply from its primary source supply to a backup source, ‘standby power generator’, when the ATS senses a failure or outage in...

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