Why You Need a Rental Generator During A Service

Why You Need a Rental Generator During A Service If you have a backup power for “just in case” the power goes out, then it’s simply good business to rent a generator when you take yours offline for servicing or repairs. Without a backup power source in place, you’re putting your faith in the local utilities while you take your generator offline […]

Problems That Arise With Generator’s Diesel Fuel Tanks

Problems That Arise With Generator’s Diesel Fuel Tanks The biggest problem with a diesel fuel tank and the storage of fuel is water and bio chemical growth that can arise in the tank. So those have to be kept clean. With diesel fuel you have fuel filters in the generator that will catch a lot of it but after a while it […]

Generator Inspection Checklist

Generator Inspection Checklist   Generator Inspection Checklist On our semi annual service we basically run through a checklist (a criteria of minor maintenance). We look at your belts, hoses, battery – we look for cracking in the hoses and wear on the belts. We will run the unit, check the generator for proper output and check the engine for leaks. Anything that […]

Learning About a Load Bank

Learning About a Load Bank   Learning About What a Load Bank Does A load bank is a piece of equipment that we use when testing an emergency generator. The test usually consists of a timed event which also includes the KW. As we go through the steps of the test, it will simulate a load on a generator (it’s actually an […]

A 32 Point Inspection

A 32 Point Inspection from Duthie Power   Inspecting a Generator: Some Items Included in a 32-Point Inspection During an inspection we typically do a general walk around the engine to make sure there are no fluids on the ground (weather it’s oil, coolant or fuel). We look over the belts to make sure they’re tight and not cracking. We inspect the […]

Duthie Customer Portal

Duthie Customer Portal   The Duthie Customer Portal is a great tool for you to use to streamline your needs with Duthie Power Services. Our web based portal allows our customers to view their equipment and site information as well as review invoices and quotes. It can be accessed right through our website www.duthiepower.com. In the top right corner, there is a […]