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How to Check and Add Engine Oil to a Generator?

2021-02-09T15:01:38+00:00
Before checking and adding engine oil in a generator please read the below warning. WARNING - Use only engine manufacturer’s recommended lubricant when topping up or replacing engine oil, NEVER check engine oil level or attempt to top up oil when engine running. The generating set engine...

How to Check and Add Coolant to a Generator?

2021-02-09T15:00:54+00:00
Before checking and adding coolant to a generator please read the warning below. WARNING - NEVER remove coolant cap from radiator when the radiator is hot, and NEVER add coolant to a hot radiator. Generally the generator set is supplied pre-filled with radiator coolant when purchased new....

Remote Monitoring Generator Systems

2021-02-08T17:56:08+00:00
How to remotely monitor a generator or multiple generators across different sites? Simples …. 24/7 remote monitoring system for all size generators. Remote monitoring alerts generator start and stop, fuel monitoring and any warnings or alarms. Keep an eye on your generator wherever you go,...

How to bleed the fuel system?

2020-10-15T15:28:47+00:00
Bleeding the fuel system Connect a transparent plastic hose to the bleed nipple on fuel filter housing 1. Place the end of the plastic hose in a container with a capacity of at least 3 litres (0.8 US gallons) Open the bleed nipple and pump...

How to Size a Diesel Generator

2020-06-24T09:29:08+00:00
In this Power Continuity knowledge base article, we will explain how to size a diesel generator as well as other aspects you wouldn't of thought about. Generator Rating – Prime or Emergency Standby Diesel Generators are termed either Prime or Standby rated. These definitions are important to...

Generator Harmonic Issues

2020-10-31T12:36:42+00:00
Generator Harmonic issues explained Harmonic distortion increases the rms value of the output voltage and thus creates issues on Diesel Generator regulation. This is based on the rms value of sinusoidal voltage. What is more, the high time constant of the flux variations in the...

Standby or Prime Generator Power Explained

2020-06-23T15:02:19+00:00
In this power continuity knowledge base article, we will explain the differences and advantages between standby and prime generator power. Standby Generator Standby Diesel Generator means Emergency Power for use. When the main GRID supply fails during a power outage and your installed ‘Standby Generator’...

Project Management Generator Installation

2020-05-09T07:48:06+00:00
Project Management Generator Installation is part of Power Continuity. Power Continuity project teams carry out site surveys in coordination with the site representatives. Hence enabling us to offer a workable final design solution. Our Team The 'in house' team support our qualified project managers. Certified,...

How to keep MICE out of generators

2020-09-02T10:35:37+00:00
Keeping mice out of generators is imperative. Because generators are warm in the winter, cool in the summer. As a result will nest, live and breed inside any generator canopy/container. Hence damaged cables will impact on your investment, preventing the generator starting in an emergency....

How to keep RATS out of generators

2020-04-22T14:02:04+00:00
In this article we will discuss the impact of having rats inside a generator and how to keep rats our of generators. Generators are warm in the winter, cool in the summer. Therefore it is very important to keeping rats out of generators, as the...

Why Replace Diesel Generator Fuel Injectors?

2020-03-25T13:33:34+00:00
So, Why Replace Diesel Generator Fuel Injectors. There are a multitude of generator fuel additives on the market that can help to keep the fuel injectors clean, and thereby prevent or at least slow down the clogging or complete fuel blockage due to debris build-up. However,...

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 Maintenance Daily Checks

2020-10-31T12:36:52+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...

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