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Fuel Polishing: 6 Things You Need To Know

Like so many good things, diesel fuel doesn’t last forever. But fuel polishing can make it last a lot longer.  Why is this important?  Because left unused, generator fuel can go bad. And if your fuel goes bad, you’ll have not one but two new problems: First, you’ll have to pay for unnecessary new fuel.  Second, you’ll risk getting stuck in a […]

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What’s the New Normal for Generator Maintenance?

There’s a new normal for everything these days, and generator maintenance is no exception.   Limited staff, irregular building access, and financial uncertainty have made generator maintenance a challenge for several of our customers. In some cases, a furloughed site engineer means that another staff member is now responsible for maintaining equipment that they never needed to know about pre-pandemic.  So we’ve recently […]

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Remote Work Days? Perfect for Less Expensive, More Convenient Generator Tests

Right now, there are a lot of empty business buildings in California.  This isn’t great news for anyone.  But someone at Duthie has found a small silver lining for businesses which, though their buildings remain empty, are able to conduct their major operations with remote teams.  According to Kyle Michael, Duthie’s head San Diego sales engineer, such businesses may now be in […]

AQMD – Setting the Rules for Emissions in California

AQMD – Setting the Rules for Emissions in the State of California AQMD – Setting the Rules for California Generator Emissions 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 the AQMD for […]

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. Here are the most commonly-encountered generator maintenance […]