What is a Generator DPF?

What is a Generator DPF? What is a Generator DPF? The diesel particulate filter (DFP) is an aftermarket component used to lower the admission (output admission) of the diesel engine. A lot of times this is required by an air resource board in your local district. It’s an important component because it is lowering the admission level/output level of that generator which […]

AQMD – Setting the Rules for Emissions in California

AQMD – Setting the Rules for Emissions in the State of California AQMD – Setting the Rules for Emissions in the State of California In California there is the Air Quality Management District. (AQMD) They are the ones that regulate and set the rules for emissions on all engine applications in the state of California. We are under very strict rules with […]

Top 10 Generator Service Mistakes to Avoid

Top 10 Generator Service Mistakes To Avoid Generators are powerful industrial machines that will keep your site operational when you need them most. However, you need to ensure that your generators are in reliable working order if you want them to operate at full capacity. Downtime can be easily avoided if owners, building engineers, maintenance personnel, and factory managers service generators properly. […]

What is the Required Code to Complete Load Bank Testing?

What is the Required Code to Complete Load Bank Testing? What is the Required Code to Complete Load Bank Testing? There is no current code for load Bank testing. The Joint Commission does require one for health care though (only if you cannot meet your 30 minutes of runtime at 30% of nameplate data per month). For more information on load bank […]

Why is Load Bank Testing Important?

Why is Load Bank Testing Important? Why is Load Bank Testing Important? A load bank test is what validates the the proper operation of a generator. It does testing that can not be done during the normal operation of a generator. In a sense, it performs the test to prevent problems, and lets you diagnose any failure in advance (versus when it […]

32 Point Inspection vs. Fire Pump Service

32 Point Inspection vs. Fire Pump Service The fire pump service is the same as our generator service. Everything is inspected in detail. The pump itself, packing leaks, bearings for lubrication. The pump output is really not detailed on the service because that is required by the Fire Department. What we verify is the pump RPM (rotations per minute). That is going […]